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fellow
11-26-2003, 01:01 AM
Is the unix/linux no-ip client better than the Mac version? I find that the Mac version normally runs around 10% on a 550MHz G4 and sometimes up to 40% with a disconnection.

Does the unix/linux version run at much lower cpu cycles and does it function fine when disconnected from the net?

Thank you!

fellow

nyarlathotep
11-26-2003, 02:59 AM
Why is your no-ip.com client using any measurable quantity of cycles? Shouldn't it be set to run every 5min or so with cron? Anyway, even if the program just sleeps itselfs, as opposed to using some external scheduler to run itself, it should use basically nothing. It would need to be a truely amazingly incompetently writen no-ip.com client to use even 1% of your CPU time. I just can not fathom the shear stupidity involved in creating a program like this which did not simply sleep almost all the time.

As to "Is the unix or mac version better?" As a general rule, never ever use a gui program for small little tasks like this.