[AG-TECH] Problems connecting to AGServiceManager on capture node
douglask at itee.uq.edu.au
Wed May 10 04:58:07 CDT 2006
Christoph Willing wrote:
> On 10/05/2006, at 4:54 PM, Douglas Kosovic wrote:
>> See the following regarding /etc/hosts (appears to happen with
>> configurations not using DHCP) :
> Actually, I think the problems fixed by the technique in this article
> have been resolved in the AG3 tolkit code itself (bugzilla #1480) i.e.
> the fix to /etc/hosts should no longer required.
I think it's an unrelated /etc/hosts problem where the PC's FQDN is
resolving to 127.0.0.1. Jason Bell discovered and wrote up the solution in
the above URL a couple of days ago. The AG3 ServiceManager on the other PC
was being discovered (i.e. showed up in the combo-box menu), but he wasn't
able to connect to it. The weird thing was that AG2.4 was working for him
between the 2 PCs with one of them having the broken /etc/hosts.
I'm using DHCP on all the PCs I've installed Fedora on and haven't seen the
broken /etc/hosts file described by Jason.
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