[Spread-users] Re: SP_scat_multicast not sending the entire message

Tudor Dumitras tdumitra at ece.cmu.edu
Sun Feb 27 15:20:42 EST 2005

Yes, I have observed this in practice, but I am not yet sure how to 
reproduce it.


Taj Khattra wrote:
> 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
> this.
> 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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