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    SubjectRe: [BK] disconnected operation

    On 2004-12-26, at 19:41, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:

    > 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;

    There are very few name-service implementations out there with proper
    error handling out there. Sad world this is ;-) ...

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