[PD] PD network problem - pdextended

bigswift at cox.net bigswift at cox.net
Sun Dec 16 18:38:00 CET 2007

see i thought that as well
but pd starts and will not let me edit a patch

sudo ifconfig lo up

did not work.

i know this is OT, but any tips might help


---- Martin Peach <martin.peach at sympatico.ca> wrote: 
> Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> >On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Martin Peach wrote:
> >>bigswift wrote:
> >>>When using pd onsite without a network connection i cannot edit files 
> >>>with
> >>>pd-extened RC5 on Ubuntu Gutsy. If a ethernet cable is connected i can 
> >>>edit
> >>>files, but if i am not wired in i cannot make new connections or edit a
> >>>file. Is there a way to workaround this?
> >>Put the files on the same machine your keyboard is connected to?
> >
> >I suggest that you disconnect your keyboard while you make suggestions like 
> >this one ;)
> Just eliminating the obvious, like "My computer doesn't work" "Did you plug 
> it in?" "Er, never mind" ;)
> >
> >Seriously, isn't that a problem with the routing on network interface lo? I 
> >had problems like that because a certain version of a DHCP program would 
> >take the default as being "DHCP on all connections", but no-one runs a DHCP 
> >server on lo, and everybody has lo, so it would erase the lo settings every 
> >damn time, if you forget to specify a network interface as an argument.
> I think pd wouldn't even start up if lo wasn't enabled (because there would 
> be no route to the gui). Why would the presence of a connection to some 
> other machine affect anything if no necessary resources are on that machine?
> Martin
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Patrick Pagano
Sound and Light Technologist
School of Theatre and Dance
University of Florida

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