• Upgrade issues

    From poindexter FORTRAN@VERT/REALITY to All on Sun Mar 24 17:09:23 2024
    All (And DM),

    I did my usual every couple of months download of sbbs_dev.zip and sbbs_run.zip and copied over my exec and xtrn directories. I usually need to do a couple of tweaks here and there, and it's been painless the last times I've done this.

    This time, when I restarted sbbs_ctrl.exe, I got the new BBS wizard. Cancelled that and saw my usual config. Everything is working now, except my node list in sbbs_ctrl shows nodes 5 and 6 as 'Waiting for node 1 to finish external event'.
    Node 1 is listed as "Waiting for connection".

    Is there a way to manually clear the node status of nodes 5 and 6?
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  • From Digital Man@VERT to poindexter FORTRAN on Sun Mar 24 19:45:29 2024
    Re: Upgrade issues
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to All on Sun Mar 24 2024 05:09 pm

    All (And DM),

    I did my usual every couple of months download of sbbs_dev.zip and sbbs_run.zip and copied over my exec and xtrn directories. I usually need to do a couple of tweaks here and there, and it's been painless the last times I've done this.

    When was the last time you did this?

    This time, when I restarted sbbs_ctrl.exe, I got the new BBS wizard.

    sbbsctrl.exe's built-in config wizard is displayed when new_install=true is set in the ctrl/main.ini file.

    Cancelled that and saw my usual config.

    You saw your config in sbbsctrl?

    Everything is working now, except my
    node list in sbbs_ctrl shows nodes 5 and 6 as 'Waiting for node 1 to finish external event'. Node 1 is listed as "Waiting for connection".

    Is there a way to manually clear the node status of nodes 5 and 6?

    Yes, using the node utility (e.g. exec/node.exe), you can set any node to any state. But you shouldn't have to if your terminal server's "lastnode" setting is set to node 6.

    It sounds like maybe you upgrade from v3.19 to v3.20 but didn't run 'jsexec update' as part of that process.
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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANTIR to poindexter FORTRAN on Sun Mar 24 21:46:00 2024
    poindexter FORTRAN wrote to All <=-

    All (And DM),

    I did my usual every couple of months download of sbbs_dev.zip
    and sbbs_run.zip and copied over my exec and xtrn directories. I
    usually need to do a couple of tweaks here and there, and it's
    been painless the last times I've done this.

    This time, when I restarted sbbs_ctrl.exe, I got the new BBS
    wizard. Cancelled that and saw my usual config. Everything is
    working now, except my node list in sbbs_ctrl shows nodes 5 and 6
    as 'Waiting for node 1 to finish external event'. Node 1 is
    listed as "Waiting for connection".

    Is there a way to manually clear the node status of nodes 5 and
    6?

    This might do it:

    https://wiki.synchro.net/util:node

    Or even easier; would stopping SBBS and restarting the whole thing clear
    it?



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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@VERT/REALITY to Digital Man on Mon Mar 25 06:38:00 2024
    Digital Man wrote to poindexter FORTRAN <=-

    I did my usual every couple of months download of sbbs_dev.zip and sbbs_run.zip and copied over my exec and xtrn directories. I usually need to do a couple of tweaks here and there, and it's been painless the last times I've done this.

    When was the last time you did this?

    Probably January? Not too long ago.

    Yes, using the node utility (e.g. exec/node.exe), you can set any node
    to any state. But you shouldn't have to if your terminal server's "lastnode" setting is set to node 6.

    That did it -- in SCFG under system, it was set to 4 nodes, not 6. Not
    sure what I did. Nodes 5 and 6 reset when the system recycled.

    It sounds like maybe you upgrade from v3.19 to v3.20 but didn't run 'jsexec update' as part of that process. --

    I was definitely on 3.20 before.

    I got cocky, usually I snapshot the VM or at least copy the directories
    I'm overwriting elsewhere first. Live and Learn.


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  • From Digital Man@VERT to poindexter FORTRAN on Mon Mar 25 10:25:30 2024
    Re: Re: Upgrade issues
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to Digital Man on Mon Mar 25 2024 06:38 am

    Digital Man wrote to poindexter FORTRAN <=-

    I did my usual every couple of months download of sbbs_dev.zip and sbbs_run.zip and copied over my exec and xtrn directories. I usually need to do a couple of tweaks here and there, and it's been painless the last times I've done this.

    When was the last time you did this?

    Probably January? Not too long ago.

    Yes, using the node utility (e.g. exec/node.exe), you can set any node to any state. But you shouldn't have to if your terminal server's "lastnode" setting is set to node 6.

    That did it -- in SCFG under system, it was set to 4 nodes, not 6. Not
    sure what I did. Nodes 5 and 6 reset when the system recycled.

    It sounds like maybe you upgrade from v3.19 to v3.20 but didn't run 'jsexec update' as part of that process. --

    I was definitely on 3.20 before.

    I got cocky, usually I snapshot the VM or at least copy the directories
    I'm overwriting elsewhere first. Live and Learn.

    Maybe your ctrl/sbbs.ini file was over-written? That's where the terminal server's "LastNode" value is stored.
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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to poindexter FORTRAN on Mon Mar 25 19:02:19 2024
    Re: Re: Upgrade issues
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to Digital Man on Mon Mar 25 2024 06:38 am


    I was definitely on 3.20 before.

    I got cocky, usually I snapshot the VM or at least copy the directories
    I'm overwriting elsewhere first. Live and Learn.

    you should always run a simple backup before making changes.
    furthermore, doesn't hurt to have a weekly and monthly backup that runs automated and stores someplace else.
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