[clug] Idle thought: can I migrate processes from a high-power to a low-power system?
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Wed Mar 6 02:06:41 MST 2013
On Wed, 6 Mar 2013, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>> but insert "-r" (resume)
> Should be:-
> but insert "-c" (continue)
> (as Hal suggested)
> not "-r" *(recurse)*
> You can also use aria2c to continue the download, many switches are the
> same as for wget with the added advantage that you can add additional
> sources and protocols (ftp, bittorrent etc).
For the specific task of downloading files, some ADSL modems/routers have
features allowing a machine behind it* to initiate a download on the modem
- via browser plugins and the like, I think. Download can continue when
you turn your desktop machine off and is tranfered onto the desktop
Never played with them myself. Almost certainly Windows-only; just
pointing out that others have attacked this specific problem (and that the
OP almost certainly has an ADSL modem/router ;-)
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(*) and presumably any other machine in the internet, given most
firmware security ;-)
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