[Cologne-pm] (fwd) Home Networking Annoyances Needed for New Book
gvella at spinfo.uni-koeln.de
Tue May 11 06:00:05 CDT 2004
On Tue, 11 May 2004, Michael Lamertz wrote:
> From: Marsee Henon <marsee at oreilly.com>
> An example:
> The Annoyance:
> I added a new computer to my network, but it doesn't appear in My Network
> Places or Network Neighborhood on any of the other computers. The Windows
> help files tell you to reboot all the other computers on the network in
> order to see the new computer, but there's got to be a better way!
> The Fix:
> There is. Assuming your hardware connections are working, and you've
> created at least one shared resource on the new computer, you don't have
> to reboot the rest of the network to see the new computer.
> Wait twelve minutes. Honest. Could I make that up? Get a cup of coffee,
> empty the dishwasher, or change all the burned out light bulbs in the
> house. Then open the network folder again, or press F5 to refresh the
> display if you didn't close the folder. You should now see the new
du kannst mal der Marsee sagen, dat dat so auch nicht immer klappt :P ..
selbst wenn man in der Zwischenzeit 16 X käffchen trinken geht...
Byzantine generals Algorithm (classic problem - very popular among windows
Definition: The problem of reaching a consensus among distributed units if
some of them give misleading answers. The original problem concerns generals
plotting a coup. Some generals lie about whether they will support a
particular plan and what other generals told them. What percentage of liars
can a decision making algorithm tolerate and still correctly determine a
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