[AG-TECH] AGTk 2.3 BETA 2 for Fedora Released
douglask at itee.uq.edu.au
Wed Sep 1 20:15:09 CDT 2004
> this release is not working as well on my system as the last beta.
> rat-ui process starts, but never displays. i turned off my firewall to
> make sure that it wasn't causing the problem.
Sorry to hear.
To eliminate to possiblity that it has something to do with the AGTk code
(but possibly with the rat binary), try running the older rat like so from
Just check that the timestamp for the rat* files aren't from this week to be
sure that they are from Beta1 or earlier. Do you then still have the same
problem from the command line? If it is an older copy of rat and you are
still having problems, then the problems is elsewhere.
Doing the following might give some hints of where rat is getting stuck:
strace ./rat 22.214.171.124/16000
Have you recently upgraded to kernel 2.6.7 or later? There are a number of
networking issues with kernel 2.6.7.
> vic gives me blue screens on my two VideoServices.
Sounds like the input ports aren't getting set correctly. Do the
NodeManagement GUI input settings for the VideoProducer services match what
the corresponding vic is using as it's input port? Blue mute screens
typically occur if there is no input on a particular input port of a video
> VenueClient doesn't die gracefully. it leaves all the .py processes
> now if i swap out the new ~/.AccessGrid directory with my older one,
> VideoService gives me my two video streams.
> Rat still doesn't show itself. but VenueClient dies gracefully,
> except for the rat-ui process that hangs around.
With your newer ~/.AccessGrid dir, after killing the AG python process, do a
'rm -rf .AccessGrid/local_services' and see if that helps.
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