archive: Re: SETI@home - Windows + Mac Platforms

Re: SETI@home - Windows + Mac Platforms

David Woolley ( david@djwhome.demon.co.uk )
Sat, 15 May 1999 09:55:26 +0100 (BST)

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> I've had some proxy connection problems too, but it's running fine on 3

It ignores the port number.

> I'm hoping that someone works out a way to give data to PCs using
> "Sneaker-Net" - actually copying a block to Floppy disk and moving it

This is easy on the Unix version. The only problem is that I downloaded
the work unit on a 386/SX 25MHz and ran it on a Pentium II 350MHz, which
would make a mess of their performance statistics, as the SX looks like
it will take centuries.