[Udpcast] Problems With timeout of satellite transmission

Alain Knaff alain at knaff.lu
Fri Feb 27 19:09:38 CET 2009

Diego Zimmermann wrote:
> Thanks by your replay Alain.
> I use udp-sender/receiver in a LAN too but the problem doesn't exists.
> I'm using tcpdump to check what packages it's coming by satellite, but in
> there looks normal.
> I don't know if a solution with timeout can solve my problem, but its my
> first choose to fix this problem.
> Anyone have this problem related or know anyone who have this before?
> Thanks a lot

Maybe somebody might be able to help if you provided more details (such
as the command-line parameters that you used)?



> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Alain Knaff <alain at knaff.lu> wrote:
>> Diego Zimmermann wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> I'm using udp-sender to send an announce package and using udp-receiver
>>> inside of a C program in loop who stays checking for new announce
>> packages.
>>> The announce package has no more then 1.5K
>>> The problem is, after some interactions, udp-receiver lock and stay quiet
>>> waiting for close the connection by sender, but the announce is complete
>>> inside the system.
>>> So, my question is, can I put a timeout in udp-receiver to close this
>>> connection if some defined time pass away?
>> Sorry, but in my opinion, this would not be a valid solution. Rather, try
>> to find out why it happens in the first place. Tcpdump may help with the
>> analysis.
>> Which command line options do you use? Does the problem also happen on a
>> LAN (with the same command-line parameters used). Does it only happen with
>> small files?
>> Regards,
>> Alain

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