Re: Still confused about NV....

david a. schlussel (dschluss@engin.umich.edu)
Fri, 18 Aug 1995 11:14:56 -0400 (EDT)


On Fri, 18 Aug 1995, James Vincent wrote:

>
> I have read what I could find on NV and CUsm, and
> received some helpful information from various people
> but I am still a bit confused. I will try to be as
> specific as possible, if anyone can help out:

my web page too?

>
> 1) Can I make and run NV, and nothing else, on a Unix
> box and connect to a CUsm reflector? Do I have to
> have the multicast kernel just to receive?

yes you can, IF the reflector has a NV-UC-IN port specified
without it I get this error repeatedly:
xmitfd: connect: Connection refused

>
> 2) Does a reflector multicast packets to an NV connection,
> or does it send plain CUsm, and NV knows how to handle them?
>

plain CUsm, and NV knows how to handle them

>
>
> Any help is appreciated,
>
> Jim
> James Vincent
>
>