Re: LINUX reflector dying

Richard Collins (
Mon, 31 Jul 1995 11:55:01 -0230

I get an unreported error that hangs the system when anyone tries an NV
unicast connection. It doesn't appear to stop but no one gets in until I
exit and start it again.

On Mon, 31 Jul 1995, Kirk M. Anne wrote:

> >
> > I'm running 4.00b1 on Linux. The reflector is dying with the message:
> >
> > recvfrom error on vid_sock : Connection refused: FATAL ERROR: EXITING
> >
> >
> > Any ideas? I'm using the run_reflector script, so it re-starts
> > itself, but it will die about 6 or 7 times before it stableizes.
> The only time that I have seen this message is when I attempted to connect
> two reflectors together with the mirroring facility. Once I removed the
> line that did the mirroring, it worked fine.
> An unrelated problem, has anyone running the reflector on a Linux box seen
> the machine hang with no trace of an error? My problem happens when there
> is a load on the ppp connection and a heavy use of the reflector.
> Kirk