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SDR Frequently Asked QuestionsFor IPv6 related problems, please also see the IPv6 FAQ.
PC specific problems
SDR can be started from the command line by typing: sdr (unix) or by double clicking on the SDR icon (windows).
Documentation for SDR can be downloaded from the Software section of the UCL Multimedia web-page.
All bugs, comments, and requests for features should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When reporting problems please detail:
All code contributions are welcomed. The preferred source code to use for code contributions is in the UCL CVS source code repository as this is the code that will consitute the next release. Please send patches and the version of the source code used to email@example.com.
It is not possible to make a session announcment permanent but you can change the end time of the announcement to be sometime far into the future! To do this first find the sdr cache file of your announcement in your sdr/cache directory. The cache file will have a line that begins with "t=". The values that follow represent the start and end times for the announcements, expressed in ms since 1970 (UTC). Increase the second value as required.
PC specific problems
Create a batch file containing: start sdr.exe ...and then create a shortcut to the batch file.
The homedir variable is required by most of the tools to locate your .RTPdefaults file. It should be set to the directory where you have installed the tools. For example if you have installed the tools in c:\program files\mbone then you should add this to your autoexec.bat:- set HOMEDIR=c:\program files\mbone
Some network adapter drivers are not able to take direction from more than one application at a time. This is either a hardware or driver bug in the network adapter. This used to be a common problem when multicast was a novelty. Updating the driver for the adaptor may fix the problem, otherwise a new adapter is necessary.
We have had a report that the Linksys PC100 Ethernet card will only take direction from one Windows application. The remedy was to replace it with a Linksys Cardbus 10/100.
The latest version of SDR uses Winsock 2 (and above) that isn't included with the original version of Windows95.
At the time of writing Winsock 2 is available here. If the link breaks, search the Microsoft site for Winsock 2.
There may be several reasons for PGP not working: