[AG-TECH] Random crashes

Natalia Costas Lago natalia at cesga.es
Thu Oct 23 02:42:21 CDT 2008

Hi Christoph,

I could have imagined, it was just something i read on the mailing

I havent made any changes to preferences settings, but i just have the
feeling that it is some kind related to unicast connectivity.

We will do some more tests to determine the problem

Con fecha miércoles, 22 de octubre de 2008, 21:46:19, escribió:

> On 22/10/2008, at 7:43 PM, Natalia Costas Lago wrote:

>> Hi everybody,
>> We are trying to debug some problems related to some random hangs of
>> RAT audio tool.
>> I suspect that unicast connectivity is some way linked to those random
>> crashes.
>> Does someone have similar problems?
>> I have found a parameter in .AccessGrid/Config/preferences that says
>> "multicast = 1", ¿what is this parameter for?

> This setting indicates the state of the "Always use unicast bridges  
> instead of multicast" checkbox at the top of the Bridging panel of  
> the VenueClient's Preferences window (after the Save button is  
> pressed). Therefore "multicast = 0" would correspond to the checkbox  
> being selected, while "multicast = 1" would correspond to the  
> checkbox being _not_ selected.

> I would be surprised if this setting would be implicated in random  
> RAT hangs. There have been some instances of this setting being  
> incorrectly set (e.g. to "False") which later prevents the file from  
> being parsed successfully and so prevents the VenueClient itself from
> starting up. That doesn't seem to be the same problem that you're  
> seeing.

> chris

> Christoph Willing                        +617 3365 8350
> QCIF Access Grid Manager
> University of Queensland

Natalia Costas Lago
Técnico de Comunicaciones - Dpto. de Comunicaciones

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