More Control Over Dial-Up

Questions and Answers : Wish list : More Control Over Dial-Up

To post messages, you must log in.


Send message
Joined: 5 Dec 01
Posts: 28
Credit: 9,510,097
RAC: 9,072
United States
Message 9040 - Posted: 17 Jul 2004, 14:38:29 UTC

Please consider adding a function that controls when, how long, and how often BOINC will dial-up.

For example:
* Dial only b/w the Hours A:BC & X:YZ
* Discount after X minutes
* Dial no more than Y times per day

The reasons:
* Shared Lines (Fax & Computer)
* Overage charges of a Limited ISP Account
ID: 9040 · Report as offensive
Profile Jaaku
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 29 Oct 02
Posts: 494
Credit: 346,224
RAC: 0
United Kingdom
Message 9073 - Posted: 17 Jul 2004, 18:01:44 UTC

Yea, they could do that and it would help dial-up users, but they are doing other things so if they do diside to impliment your ideas it will not come soon! :(

^ Click Here ^ ^ Click Here ^ ^ Click Here ^
ID: 9073 · Report as offensive

Questions and Answers : Wish list : More Control Over Dial-Up

©2017 University of California
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.