[AG-TECH] AG3 Bridge issue

Fred Dech fdech at uchicago.edu
Thu Apr 26 12:26:16 CDT 2007

When AG3 was first released I believe I filed a bug report having to do with
Bridge not keeping proper track of existing QuickBridge processes, but if I
remember right there were some issues involved in reproducing that problem...


On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 11:11AM, Michael Miller said:
> I've seen this too.  I believe a bug has been filed...?
> myk
> At 10:35 AM 4/26/2007, Fred Dech wrote:
> >Hi.
> >
> >I've been running a bridge on and off for some time and still run into
> >the same annoying issue.  After the Bridge process runs for some period of
> >time and the amount of activity (Quickbridge processes spawned and 
> >destroyed)
> >goes past a certain point, the Bridge stops functioning properly.  It no
> >longer identifies itself to the registry and no new entries are added
> >to the log file.  I've tried different FC5 and FC6 platforms, assuming that
> >this problem was machine specific, but this behavior has not changed.  I
> >also tried running Bridge as root, thinking that I was running into some 
> >kind
> >of restricted buffer limit.  No difference.
> >
> >The last thing normally logged is some attempts to create new bridges:
> >04/25/07 14:26:31 -1208707392 Toolkit     Bridge:57 INFO  Bridge 
> >request: mcast 59822
> >04/25/07 14:26:31 -1208707392 Toolkit     BridgeFactory.py:110 
> >INFO  Method CreateBridge called
> >04/25/07 14:26:31 -1208707392 Toolkit     BridgeFactory.py:116 
> >INFO  Allocated port = 50076
> >04/25/07 14:26:31 -1208707392 Toolkit     BridgeFactory.py:123 
> >INFO  - using existing bridge
> >
> >and the BridgeFactory uses an existing bridge.
> >
> >Then the last item in the log is usually the destruction of all the 
> >bridges.
> >After that the Bridge might as well not be running, because it doesn't show
> >up in the registry.
> >The only think to do at this point is to kill and restart the bridge.
> >
> >Does this sound familiar to anyone?
> >I'd appreciate any comments or suggestions.
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >--fred

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