If you've seen my desktop picture, you've seen the 6 bash windows
monitoring 5 servers and a client. I need to do it this way because I
need to know if a server dies, or at least is doing something. I like
my "Rendered 1024 of 921600 pixels (0%)"
Two of my servers are at my buddy's house and lately the VPN between our
houses has been burping occasionally. And the new beefy i5 technically
belongs to the 6 year old and he will reboot when a video game doesn't
work right. 3 out of 5 servers need more handholding than I want.
New bsac protocol 3 revives my povray+websockets (povrayws) that I used
with qtpov. I made a debian/ubuntu package of that and I launch and
drive it from the bsac server, which is now a proper unix service and
also a debian package.
Now if the vpn dies, the queued frames keep chugging, and if a machine
reboots he just restarts and goes. yay.
And I still keep my progress indicators (which is what I needed the
Finally I can get back to my animation. I'm just about to get into
space (the caboose has separated and landed) and I want to figure out
this df3tools for some gaseous effects.
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