Re: MOTD acting funny?

Michael Puskar (puskar@acf2.NYU.EDU)
Mon, 25 Jul 1994 22:22:38 -0400


On Mon, 25 Jul 1994, Wesley Alan Wright wrote:

> At 11:42 AM 7/25/94 -0400, James Hill wrote:
> >In message <Pine.3.89.9407222229.A21822-0100000@acf2.NYU.EDU> Michael Puskar
> >writes:
> >>My other two questions are regarding reflector.
> >> When I type my MOTD in the reflect.conf, I enter as:
> >> MOTD Text goes here.
> >> //
> >> When I access the reflector from the Mac client, the message comes
> >> across, but the rest of the dialog box is full of garbage characters.
> >> Anyone else?
>
> >To fix the MOTD thing, get the newest version of the reflector software, that
> >was a bug in that early version.
> >
>
> Oh, really?
>
> I have version 2.30b1 running on a DECStation 5000/Ultrix machine. I have
> the same problem. Yet on our SparcStation, all is well.
>
> DECStation also has problems with MAX-PARTICIPANTS
>
> MAX-PARTICIPANTS 8 Maximum connections (8) exceeded. Try xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> //
>
> is the line I have in reflect.conf on both Sun and DEC, but DEC system
> returns error
>
> 93: MAX-PARTICIPANTS Configuration file is damaged: Bad CODE value line 93
>
I guess this must be an Ultrix thing, because I neglected to mention that
I am running it on some DEC machine with Ultrix 4.3a, and get the same
message as Wesley. Just so you know,

Michael

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