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581Re: [BPQ32] Re: BPQ32 ARC and WinFBB32

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  • Mark Harloff
    Nov 3, 2006
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      Ok Mike, sounds good.

      They should fix his problem, assuming it is identical to the one(s) I had.

      - Mark K2CAN


      MIchael Melnik Sr. wrote:
      >
      >
      > Mark, K2CAN
      > I did send Roger your .dll's and he has replaced them,
      > he will let us know if it solves his problems as well,
      > Thanks Mike/N9PMO
      > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com <mailto:BPQ32%40yahoogroups.com>, Roger
      > Cooke <g3ldi@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> Been reading the problems Mark has been having. I had the same
      > here, and never
      >> did solve them. In the end I gave in and I now run BPQ32 and FBB32
      > on one machine
      >> and AR-Cluster with BPQ32 and my Satgate on another machine. The
      > BBS machine
      >> talks to the Cluster via an AXIP link. Everything works fine now,
      > with one or two minor
      >> problems with FBB.
      >> Mike, N9PMO, was a great help and we had a few headaches on the
      > way! If only
      >> there was an FBB32 reflector, it might have helped. It is
      > disappointing that the new
      >> 32 bit version does not support some of the add-ons that I ran in
      > the 16 bit version, as
      >> they were very useful. If only I was talented enough to write
      > programs!
      >>
      >> Regards from Roger, G3LDI
      >> Swardeston, Norfolk.
      >>
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message ----
      >> From: Mark Harloff <mharloff@...>
      >> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com <mailto:BPQ32%40yahoogroups.com>
      >> Sent: Monday, 30 October, 2006 11:30:22 PM
      >> Subject: Re: [BPQ32] BPQ32 ARC and WinFBB32
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Hi John and the group,
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> I've tracked down the problem to what I think is difference in
      > version
      >>
      >> of the BPQ.DLL and BPQ32.DLL that I have been running here.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> On the XP Pro machine (that BPQ32 locks up on) I was running
      > Version
      >>
      >> 1.0.0.1 of the BPQ.DLL dated 3/29/06. That DLL running on the
      > Win2K Pro
      >>
      >> machine (which works fine) has the same Version number but a
      > different
      >>
      >> creation date.. 3/30/06.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> I assume I need to run the one created on 3/30/06 ?
      >>
      >> (if so, the version number should probably be changed at some
      > point)
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> ************ ********* ********* ********* ********* *********
      > ********* *
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> On the XP Pro machine (that BPQ32 locks up on) I was running
      > Version
      >>
      >> 4.9.21.2 of the BPQ32.DLL dated 3/13/06. That DLL running on the
      > Win2K
      >>
      >> Pro machine (which works fine) is Version 4.9.21.3 also created on
      > 3/13/06.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> I assume that 4.9.21.3 is the most current version and the one I
      > should
      >>
      >> be running ?
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> ************ ********* ********* ********* ********* *********
      > ********* *
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> I'm pretty sure these two dll's are the source of the problem here.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> 73, Mark K2CAN
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Mark Harloff wrote:
      >>
      >> >
      >>
      >> >
      >>
      >> > Hi John,
      >>
      >> >
      >>
      >> > Thanks for the reply. The problem I was having was that when I
      > ran BPQ32
      >>
      >> > 4.09u Rev 3, ARC 4.4.25 and WinFbb32 7.01.35a on the same
      > machine (a 1.8
      >>
      >> > Gig P4 running Win XP Pro) the switch would lock up after awhile
      > (not
      >>
      >> > sure how long, it varied). The Cluster and the BBS would
      > continue to run
      >>
      >> > even though the switch was locked. There was no fault indication
      > from
      >>
      >> > the switch code (or the OS), it was just unreachable from a
      > BPQTerminal
      >>
      >> > console or either of the ports (serial and telnet) I run.
      >>
      >> >
      >>
      >> > I have since moved the BBS off to another machine here and am
      > trying to
      >>
      >> > track down the source of the problem by recreating the setup on
      > the P4.
      >>
      >> > I'll keep you and group posted as to how that goes.
      >>
      >> >
      >>
      >> > Adding the option to have L4 call and alias for each application
      > will be
      >>
      >> > a major benefit for folks that run multiple applications on the
      > same
      >>
      >> > switch (like me).. Your work is very appreciated!
      >>
      >> >
      >>
      >> > 73, Mark K2CAN
      >>
      >> >
      >>
      >> > John Wiseman wrote:
      >>
      >> >>
      >>
      >> >>
      >>
      >> >> Hi Mark,
      >>
      >> >>
      >>
      >> >> I can run ARCluster and WinFBB, although I only do it for
      > testing,
      >>
      >> >> rather than running a production system. I use 7.01.35 Alpha of
      > WinFBB,
      >>
      >> >> Version 4.09u of BPQ32 and I have 4.4.18 of AR-Cluster. AR-
      > Cluster can
      >>
      >> >> only run as BPQ application 1, so you have to run FBB as some
      > other
      >>
      >> >> application. This requires using the bpq.dll from the files
      > section of
      >>
      >> >> this group, rather than the one provided with winfbb32. I
      > suggest anyone
      >>
      >> >> using WinFBB 7.01 uses this replacement, as it fixes other
      > problems with
      >>
      >> >> the original.
      >>
      >> >>
      >>
      >> >> With the current version, each application can have it's own L2
      >>
      >> >> callsign, but only one can respond to the L4 (Netrom) call
      > BBSCALL. By
      >>
      >> >> default this is application 1, but it is possible to change
      > this with
      >>
      >> >> the L4APPL command in bpqcfg.txt. Users access the other
      > applications by
      >>
      >> >> connecting first to the node, then entering the appropriate
      > command. I
      >>
      >> >> am working on a version which will allow each application have
      > it's own
      >>
      >> >> L4 call and alias.
      >>
      >> >>
      >>
      >> >> Regards,
      >>
      >> >>
      >>
      >> >> John
      >>
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