[BL] BL3 Preliminary report
keesan at iamjlamb.com
Thu Mar 11 00:14:23 EST 2004
How about putting in a line in eznet.conf
0 idle = 300 with a comment about how to change it to longer?
I think last time when I asked Steven if he could do something like this,
he simply added idle 0 to eliminate the timeout, to BL2 beta (or alpha).
On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, James Miller wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Sindi Keesan wrote:
> > I think I already complained about being disconnected while trying out
> > BL2, and you added idle 0 to the first line of eznet.conf to stop it from
> > timing out at all. I just added that line in BL3. The manual said to use
> > idle = (time in seconds) and I think you said 0 simply eliminated the
> > timeout. Please make this change to Bl3 as the 5 min default is too
> > short, or increase to at least 15 minutes.
> Steven lives in a country where internet service is billed by the amount
> of time spent online and the rates are relatively high. I think this is
> why he has this relatively "short" timeout. Other BL users may live in
> such countries as well. Why ask that BL3 be tailored to American
> standards, where "unlimited" internet service for a relatively low monthly
> fee is the norm? Other BL3 users who live in countries with high ISP
> rates billed by time used can get hit with outrageous bills should they
> forget to disconnect from the internet in a timely fashion and might
> appreciate having the sort of timeout Steven has built in. I say: wait
> and see if the timeout bothers other BL3 users before making any such
> blanket adjustment like this. Meantime, Steven has provided the method
> necessary for users currently inconvenienced by it to change it.
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