[AG-TECH] multicast issues in Walkabout

Michael Miller mimiller at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wed Dec 7 12:14:56 CST 2005

I don't suppose anybody could give Steve a call?


Derek Piper wrote:

>     Ghosts in the machine ... It's the ghost of Steve Deering 
> wandering the virtual venues ... Oh, wait, he's not dead.
>     I dunno then.
>     Derek
> /Steve Deering invented multicast
> Michael Daw wrote:
>> I too have seen problems in certain venues but not in others. Several 
>> people more knowledgable than me have denied that this is possible 
>> until they've seen it demonstrated. But then they just look mystified 
>> rather than being able to come up with an explanation!
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov] 
>>> On Behalf Of Dean W. Nobles
>>> Sent: 06 December 2005 21:20
>>> To: ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
>>> Subject: [AG-TECH] multicast issues in Walkabout
>>> Hey, this is Dean Nobles at TACC.   Is it possible for a specific venue
>>> on a venue server to have multicast issues?  Almost every time that we
>>> use the Walkabout venue, we experience problems that appear to be
>>> multicast related.  We don't see similar problems on other venue 
>>> servers
>>> nor even other venues on the NCSA venue server.
>>> --dean


Michael Miller
System Engineer
Video Technology Services
Persistent Infrastructure Directorate
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
University of Illinois - UC

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