[nos-bbs] X-BBS-Msg-Type: E Recent Messages
romers at shaw.ca
Tue Sep 16 16:37:55 EDT 2014
'E' type messages still consistently crash my jnos system regardless of
the 'nob2f' list or not (jnos2.0j), and it does this with fbb=2. The
only solution for me was fbb=0; then everything plays fine. The 'crash'
happens when decoding a compressed type 'E' message and causes > 90% cpu
usage on my poor little RasberryPi. Feh!
The 'E' messages are arriving here from f8coj and ve3cgh, near as I can
tell -- but maybe from others too running 2.0j.6r?
On 14-09-15 05:27 PM, Charles Hargrove wrote:
> Since this problem with "X-BBS-Msg-Type: E" messages became an issue a few
> weeks ago, I have been doing some research of the various FBB bulletin types
> and how JNOS deals with it. With the help of Ted, VE3CGH, we seem to have it
> narrowed down to a simple procedure.
> If you have "mbox fbb 3" in your autoexec.nos file, create an "mbox nob2f"
> entry for each callsign that you forward with. The only time that you would
> not do this is if you have WL2K in your forward.bbs file. The reason is that
> if you negotiate B2F with someone, it says that you will send or receive a
> bulletin that is compressed and encapsulated as this is the normal Winlink
> protocol. What seems to happen is that you will receive the bulletin, strip
> off any field after the @ and then add the from data of the station that sent
> you the message. If the original message came from g4apl at gb7cip and it is
> being forwarded to me by f8coj at f8coj, then my system strips off the gb7cip
> and changes the from address to g4apl at f8coj.bbs! This will definitely cause
> any SR on my end to attempt to send the message to the wrong BBS. Also,
> there are other downstream BBS stations that don't like "X-BBS-Msg-Type: E".
> Since Ted and I made the changes, the problem goes away. I have also passed
> the word to other forwarding partners of mine, that were attempting to pass
> a bulletin with B2F enabled, to also make the changes on their system. Let's
> see if this solves it for everyone.
> Charles J. Hargrove - N2NOV
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