[Dxspider-support] Timeout

Dirk Koopman G1TLH gb7tlh at dxcluster.org
Fri Oct 10 14:45:13 BST 2008

IK1HJS wrote:
> Hi Dirk,
> Found ! Now is ok !
> I must thank you !
> I was just coming here to write to the mailing list that I've found the 
> bumpexisting  when I read you message.
> So I've found it, and you have answered, more or less, at the same time !
> Nice !
> Thanks again !
> Carlo
> Dirk Koopman G1TLH ha scritto:
>> IK1HJS wrote:
>>> Hi Dirk,
>>> Sorry for posting again .
>>> I'd like to avoid the message "Sorry IK1HJS you are connected to me 
>>> on another port" sent from the cluster not allowing me do reconnect  
>>> if my telnet connection has a failure, and I'd like be able to 
>>> reconnect immediately the cluster.
>>> I saw that a lot of clusters around don't have this function active 
>>> and I can reconnect normally without waiting 10 minutes.
>>> I suppose there must be a timeout counter somewhere ...
>>> The solution to this problem has been solicited by a lot of users.
>>> Can you help me ?
>>> Running dxspider 0,31 version on an Ubuntu Server edition.
>> There is a variable called $main::$bumpexisting which, as default, is 
>> set 1. This allows users to connect from another terminal and it will 
>> disconnect any existing connection.
>> I would suggest that you look in your scripts directory and check that 
>> you don't have a 'set/var $main::$bumpexisting 0' in there anywhere.

Glad you have found it.

And those of you that might have been considering fiddling will have 
noticed the deliberate error, it is of course:

   $main::bumpexisting   not   $main::$bumpexisting


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