On Jul 30, 2007, at 22:48, Sonny Chee wrote:
> I just downloaded the full dRb package (from Masatoshi SEKI's site)  
> and
> installed it on my windows box.  I've tried running two of the samples
> but in both cases, the console just hangs.  I've tried the darray*.rb
> and dchat*.rb programs (remote calculator and chat) with no luck. In
> both cases, the server programs starts up and sits patiently.  When I
> start up the client's next they just hang...  A sample  is given  
> below:
>
> # server console
> C:\home\examples\drb-2.0.4\sample>ruby dchats.rb
> druby://Ceteganda:4118
> [return] to exit.
>
> # client console
> C:\home\examples\drb-2.0.4\sample>ruby dchatc.rb druby://Ceteganda: 
> 4118
> Sonny
>
> Any suggestions and ideas would be greatly welcomed.

Make sure that your forward and reverse DNS entries match for your  
local machine.  You'll probably want to turn of IPv6 too (unless  
you're actually using it).

I don't know what tools let you do that on windows.

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