[Spread-users] First steps with Spread : can't get it run :(

Eric Cholet cholet at logilune.com
Sun May 25 10:49:17 EDT 2003

Ryan Caudy wrote:

> Please send your spread.conf, and the exact error you receive.  The  
> problem you describe is usually caused by one of two things: an  
> incorrect segment/host configuration in the spread.conf, or a host  
> that is unable to identify itself using gethostname() and  
> gethostbyname() as one of those in the configuration.  The solution to  
> the latter problem is to start spread with the -n option.  Also,  
> please clarify: is spread.log really empty, or is it just only  
> containing the things that print every time, like the banner, init  
> information, etc?

     % cat myspread.conf
     Spread_Segment {

     EventLogFile = spread.log

     % spread -c myspread.conf
     | The Spread Toolkit.                                                
     ip_init: IP access control file not found.
     If you are using IP based access controls, please make sure the  
file exists.
     Conf_init: using file: myspread.conf
     Successfully configured Segment 0 [] with 1  
     % cat spread.log
     Finished configuration file.
     Conf_init: My proc <86>^^^ is not in configuration
     Exit caused by Alarm(EXIT)

without EventLogFile:

     % cat myspread.conf
     Spread_Segment {

     afpdirec at hades:~/conf% spread -c myspread.conf >spread.log &
     [1] 32323
     % sleep 20; ls -l spread.log
     -rw-r--r--  1 foo  foo  0 May 25 16:45 spread.log
     % host is a nickname for  
     54.26- domain name pointer  

Eric Cholet

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