newby questions

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Mon Nov 29 21:57:10 CET 2004


> In a first shell, i launch epmd
> D:\erl5.4.2.1\erts-\bin>epmd -d -d
> and in a second shell, the following command seen working sometimes
> but always without a new node.
> D:\erl5.4.2.1\erts-\bin>erl -sname ping
> Eshell V5.4.2.1  (abort with ^G)
> 1>nodes(known).
> []

If you have two nodes up, they don't get to know about each other unless 
told so. One way is to do in one of them
erl -sname a
erl -sname b

()1> net_adm:ping().     <--- this!
()1> nodes().


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