xl(4) & polling

Ruslan Ermilov ru at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 11 07:36:40 PDT 2005

On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 07:30:05AM -0700, Rob wrote:
> Argh, just found out that it is not the polling.
> Even without the polling, the ssh-tunnel connection
> gets disrupted, although not as frequent as with
> the polling. Possibly, the polling makes the problem
> more visible, but it not the culprit.
> My apologies for the noise.
> I don't know yet exactly what it is. I use a script
> to test whether the ssh-tunnel is still alive; if
> not, then the tunnel is renewed. This script has
> worked like a charm for almost 6 months.
> Don't know what's has changed in the meantime.
> Also, four PCs are part of this ssh-tunnel, which
> makes it rather complex to pin-point the problem :(.
> Anyway, that's my problem.
> Most important: the xl polling seems OK.
> Meanwhile I have learned a lot more about what
> polling actually is!
I very much appreciate the feedback like this one.
Often people just shut up after their problem is
solved.  Thank you!

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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