[AG-TECH] Rat questions

Grzesiek Sedek grzesiek at mi2.hr
Tue Jun 17 21:23:59 CDT 2003

On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 00:36, Jason Hill wrote:
> Greetings all,
> I've managed to use my installing knowledge to create our main 
> AccessGric node (x86 - Debian) and a secondary node (also x86 -Debian) 
> here at Ames Lab. My question to the group is that rat seems to be 
> taking almost 75% of the processor all the time. I didn't notice it 
> until I ran everything on a single processor (AMD k7) and there was 
> considerable lag in moving windows and such.
You should use ALSA instead OSS - you'll save that 70% :-)
Any chance you could share your notes/howto's -I'm moving onto v2 on
Debian too. 
> Anyone else having this problem?
> We found that we could forward the rat session via ssh and x on linux, 
> but there appears to be a problem with how the signal is sent to exit 
> rat upon switching venues. Right now we have to manually close the 
> window (not a big deal), but I was wondering if anyone on the list had 
> any ideas about how to keep that automated as well.
> Also what's the purpose of having the AudioService and VideoService zip 
> files (and unzipping) in /tmp/local_services? This is kind of a problem 
> for Debian because the OS cleans out the contents of /tmp periodically - 
> then a user must place the files in the directory and there are again 
> ownership problems. Just wondering the thought behind putting them in 
> that location.
> Thanks!
> -Jason
> Jason Hill
> jahill at scl.ameslab.gov
> SCL, Ames Laboratory
> 301 Wilhelm Hall
> Ames, IA 50010
Grzesiek Sedek <grzesiek at mi2.hr>

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