[clug] that darn streaming TransACT

Francis James Whittle fudje at phreaker.net
Tue May 11 04:50:06 GMT 2004

You must have a route to the and not have a machine on your
LAN with that address (Highly annoying for many people I know, but
that's the way it is).

On my system I just need to do a "route add -net dev
eth0" to get this, but if you have a|24) network already
then I have no idea what could happen....

On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 23:51, Tony and Robyn Lewis wrote:
> I finally got round to trying to stream TransACT , as was discussed a
> few months ago, but it's not going so well.  Prime your clue bats.
> I have an i3, and the Marconi modem, and my Linux box connects through
> PPPoE (obviously).  I even remembered to turn the i3 on.
> I add routes:
> 	$ sudo route add -net dev ppp0
> And I start vlc:
> 	$ vlc udp:@
> The client starts and I see nothing.  So I use tethereal.  When I start
> vlc, I get a packet, and that's it:
> 	$ sudo tethereal -i ppp0 net
> 	Capturing on ppp0
> 	  0.000000 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx ->   IGMP V3 Membership Report
> Some tethereal output again with '-V':
> 	    Source: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx)
> 	    Destination: (
> 	    Options: (4 bytes)
> 	        Router Alert: Every router examines packet
> 	Internet Group Management Protocol
> 	    IGMP Version: 3
> 	    Type: Membership Report (0x22)
> 	    Header checksum: 0xea33 (correct)
> 	    Num Group Records: 1
> 	    Group Record :  Change To Exclude Mode
> 	        Record Type: Change To Exclude Mode (4)
> 	        Aux Data Len: 0
> 	        Num Src: 0
> 	        Multicast Address: (
> I get similar results using xine.
> So it looks like it's trying to exclude the multicast channel I want, I
> think, from the list of channels I *don't* want??  So it should start
> streaming that data to me??
> And that's where I fall apart.  Nothing else happens.
> Help appreciated,
> Thanks.
> Tony Lewis

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