[pskmail] Re: Aw: flmon.pl

  • From: Glenn Roeser <wb2lmv@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2012 06:05:48 -0400

Thank you for the explanation of the xterm, when using fldigi, lighter
seems to be better. Both servers ran overnight without any crashes and the
fact that both fldigi and the server will start in sequence after starting
flmon.pl makes things easier.
Very 73, Glenn WB2LMV

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 2:57 AM, Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Glenn.
> you have to start flmon.pl manually. Whenever you do that, the server and
> fldigi
> will start/restart automatically in the right sequence.
> The difference between the X terminal and xterm is that xterm is a very
> basic, lightweight terminal,
> which is normally used with daemons which do not need a lot of handling,
> and can be started
> from a script (xterm -e programname).
> E.g. you cannot scroll back to see the history (try xterm -h to see what
> it can do...).
> Nice to hear it works, but t would  be better if fldigi did not crash...
> Rein PA0R
>  Rein,
> I have still been getting crashes off and on with fldigi with both the
> server and the client. So today I downloaded the flmon.pl.tar and I have it
> running on the 220 Mhz server. Later, I will also install it on the 20
> meter server. It is running perfectly and I can see it killing
> and restarting just as it should.
> I don't think that it is possible to run with the client, is it?  After it
> starts it runs in the X Terminal.  What is the difference between the
> regular terminal and the X Terminal?
> If I were to shut down the system then restart it tomorrow, my routine is
> to first bring up fldigi with sudo fldigi ( that engages the usb port) then
> pskmail_server in a second terminal. If I do that will the flmon.pl start
> automatically, or must I start it manually?
> It is fantastic that I don't have to worry about one of the servers
> locking up anymore. Thanks Rein.
> Very 73, Glenn WB2LMV

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