[Spread-users] SP_scat_multicast not sending the entire message

Taj Khattra taj.khattra at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 21:39:31 EST 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 21:01:52 -0500, Tudor Dumitras <tdumitra at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
> What does it mean when SP_scat_multicast() returns a positive number
> smaller than the size of the message that it is trying to send? Under
> what circumstances can this situation occur?

it means that one or more of calls to send() in
SP_internal_multicast() did not transmit all its bytes (and didn't
fail either) - SP_internal_multicast() does not seem to check for

i think this would imply some sort of kernel network stack error or
kernel resource shortage.  have you observed this in practice?

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