Java JDK 1.6p4 and Azureus
joe at zircon.seattle.wa.us
Sun Feb 24 02:22:54 UTC 2008
Joe Kelsey wrote:
> --- Daniel Engberg <diizzyy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I browsed earlier archives and found someone who had similar issues.
>>> What happens is that Azureus starts fine, adds torrents without any
>>> errors, connects to a few peers/seeders and then idles. It doesnt
>>> fetch any pieces or gives any errors.
>>> I've tried the diablo packages/ports (1.5 and 1.6) without any
>>> success, and the older patchset 3 with the same result. Does anyone
>>> know a workaround? In case anyone is wondering I'm running the
>>> CLI/WebUI interface(s).
> Azureus experiences the typical Java problem. I could not get
> anything to happen for quite some time until I realized that the Java
> runtime was spending all of its time waiting for something to happen
> in the IPv6 connections it was trying to open. I had to completely
> remove IPv6 from the kernel. Once I did that, Azureus magically
> started working.
> There is something major broken in the Java runtime hwich causes
> everything to stop whenever you try to open an IPv6 connection.
> Remove IPV6 from the kernel, and everything works. When and if you
> ever get real IPv6 connections in your machine, things might actualy
> work. For now, just remove it and move on.
Two different people have responded personally to me alone about
different ways to get Java to try v4 connections instead of v6
connections. This is completely irrelevant. There is still something
broken in the Java runtime which spends all of its time in v6 connection
hell unless you disable v6 in the kernel. Someone needs to figure out
why the Java runtime on FreeBSD does this. I suspect some thing in the
runtime or in the kernel v6 stuff that is broken, but I do not know
where to look.
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