[nos-bbs] jumpstarting the bbs

Andre v Schayk andre at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Thu Apr 7 04:39:19 EDT 2005

Barry Siegfried schreef:

>[Andre v Schayk <andre at pe1rdw.demon.nl> wrote]:
>>what was the trick again to log ax25 connections into the bbs right
>>away?  right now everyone who connects my bbs call has to send a <cr>
>>before the login text etc is send, this messes up some autoforwarding
>There are two things you can do, depending upon what the IP mode is
>on the AX.25 channel you are using.
>With the scenario you described above, most of the time it means that
>the AX.25 IP mode is set to 'VC' which causes NOS to wait after a VC
>connection is made to see if any level 3 packets will be following.
>If the first packet received is Text (F0 PID) and does not have a
>higher layer PID specified then the mailbox application is started.
>If you are not actually using VC IP on the AX.25 channel you are
>using then the first thing you can do is change the AX.25 mode for
>that AX.25 channel (if your NOS program supports the functionality
>of having different AX.25 IP modes on different channels) to
>'datagram' and then turn 'jumpstart' on (your command may be 'ax25
>jumpstart' or 'mbox jumpstart' depending on your flavor of NOS).
>Then if there are any IP machines on that AX.25 channel which happen
>to use VC mode for its IP frames, you can put *them* on a 'jumpstart
>exclude' list.
>But most of the time that the AX.25 IP mode is set to 'VC' it has
>to stay set on 'VC'.  So the second, and easier thing you can do is
>create a second call sign using 'ax25 jumpcall'.  All VC connections
>to *that* callsign will then jumpstart the mailbox application
>regardless of what the AX.25 IP mode is.
>73, de Barry, K2MF >>
While jnos2.0c4 doesn´t have a jumpstart command your explanation 
pointed me in the right direction to solve it.
I hadn´t set a bbscall so the mycall linkcall and bbscall where all the 
after setting the bbscall to a diffrent ssid then the mycall the problem 
was solved and the bbs was strated after connecting.
this setup might cause some confusion as now the outgoing connection and 
beacons are different then the bbs, I´ll have to dig into the ifconfig, 
I can probably set a linkcall there per interface.

73 de Andre PE1RDW

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