Re: Improbable packet loss to nv, bug?

David H. Brown (dhbrown@jeeves.nsi.nasa.gov)
Fri, 10 Feb 1995 09:04:39 -0500


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Date: Thu, 9 Feb 1995 14:44:44 -0500 (EST)
From: David H. Brown <dhbrown@jeeves>
To: lynn@hellcat.cit.cornell.edu
Subject: Re: Improbable packet loss to nv, bug?

John,
Patch applied and working. It seems to do the trick. Thanks for your
help.

dhb

On Thu, 9 Feb 1995 lynn@hellcat.cit.cornell.edu wrote:

>
> > CU-SeeMe reports (seemingly) erroneous packet loss rates to an nv client
> > via multicast, forcing sender rate to back off to minimum.

[...]

> > Regards,
> > Dave Brown
>
> --------------------------------------------
>
> Dave,
>
> This was caused by a bug in the reflector code which can be fixed
> by applying the following patch.
>
> In the file mbone.c at line 1233 change
>
> > msg += 4;
>
> to
> <
> < *msg++ = 0;
> < *msg++ = 0;
> < *msg++ = 0;
> < *msg++ = 0;
>
>
> John Lynn
> jal7@cornell.edu
>