gregs at sloop.net
Fri Jul 17 22:02:09 UTC 2020
I'm trying to accomplish a "reservation" using omshell.
But just like Unicorns, Santa, and the Easter Bunny, I'm not sure it really exists!
Ok, ok. Yeah, it probably does - but I can't find an example anywhere that's confirmed to work.
This quote from long ago summarizes my feelings so far. [probably nearly everyone's, actually]
> involves a rather fragile and often misbehaving omshell
> process where the only "documentation" is half a mailing list thread
> from ten years ago
So, from what I've gleaned, this is what I'm doing.
After you get into omshell
I get a listing of the lease for 188.8.131.52
Then it looks like I should use
set flag = 8
[And surprisingly the update takes. It feels like magic when you finally hit on the right incantation!]
So, my questions
1) Is setting flags = 8 the right thing to set for a reserved lease? (I'm guessing from that even less than half a thread from 10y ago.)
2) How can I tell if it actually took?
3) And perhaps realated to #2 - what's this mean in the lease: set remote-handle = %3; (I see that after setting flag = 8
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