[AG-TECH] rat not displaying
csp at csperkins.org
Fri Jan 14 18:37:03 CST 2005
On 13 Jan 2005, at 22:51, Cindy Sievers wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am trying to help a colleague in Isreal set up a pig node. He is
> running windows xp sp1, has no multicast. He has AGtk2.3 installed and
> it is working ok except that rat doesn't display on his machine. He
> has the audio service enabled, has a headset plugged into the
> integrated audio on his hp machine, and the rat.exe, ratui.exe, and
> ratmedia.exe all show up as processes running on his task manager.
> But the rat tool just doesn't display on his machine. He also has his
> windows firewall turned off.
> He can use the unicast bridge to enter a venue, he can transmit and
> receive video fine.
> Am I missing something here? If it were a port issue, the rat tool
> would still at least be displayed, wouldn't it?
No. The different parts of rat use host-local multicast as an
interprocess communication mechanism. You get exactly these symptoms if
multicast is either not enabled on the network interface rat uses, or
blocked by your host firewall.
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