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SubjectRe: [BK] disconnected operation
On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 09:19:00AM -0800, 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?
>
> For James, could you do a little debugging please? Run the following
> when you are plugged in and it works and also when it doesn't:
>
> bk getuser
> bk getuser -r
> bk gethost
> bk gethost -r
> bk dotbk
>
> We'll track it down and fix it if it is a problem on our end. This stuff
> is supposed to work, we certainly haven't intentionally caused a problem.

Larry,

I have never been able to use BK in disconnected mode, which is very annoying.

It fails to connect to lease.openlogging.org as James describes.

Is disconnected operation supposed to work ? It didnt seem so.

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