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SubjectRe: [BK] disconnected operation
On Sun, 26 Dec 2004, Larry McVoy wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 10:43:13AM -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-12-26 at 08:27 -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > > I suspect that your hostname changes when you disconnect. Leases are
> > > issued on a per host basis. If you make your hostname constant when
> > > you unplug it should work. If it doesn't, let us know.
> >
> > Well, that's a new one, but no, I have a fixed hostname which dhcp is
> > forbidden from changing.
>
> Let's do a little poll here to find out if it is specific to you or if
> this is a problem that everyone is having. Could we get people who
> use BK disconnected to stand up and be counted? Does this work for
> anyone?

I use it whilst on travel too, however i do not have a similar problem as
described by James but i've noticed that simple operations like `bk vi
filename` take extremely long;

zwane@r3000 ~ {0:0} bk version
BitKeeper version is bk-3.2.3 20040818155841 for x86-glibc23-linux
Built by: lm@redhat9.bitmover.com in /build/3.2.x-lm/src
Built on: Wed Aug 18 11:18:31 PDT 2004
Running on: Linux 2.6.10-R3000
zwane@r3000 linux {0:0} time bk cat user.h
#include <asm/user.h>
0.032u 0.004s 0:40.15 0.0% 0+0k 0+0io 1pf+0w
zwane@r3000 linux-2.6-bk {1:0} time bk get Makefile
Makefile 1.551: 1318 lines
0.074u 0.014s 0:32.79 0.2% 0+0k 0+0io 0pf+0w
My hostname is fixed, i do not have a default gateway set and none of the
nameservers listed in /etc/resolv.conf are reachable. This could very well
be a local configuration problem but you did ask for people who use BK
disconnected to stand up =)

Thanks,
Zwane
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