[erlang-questions] distribution trouble on Centos 5.2

Matt Handler matt.handler@REDACTED
Wed Apr 15 20:13:00 CEST 2009

Trying to get communication between nodes to work in erlang, but having
trouble (both nodes are running R12B5 with the patch).  I'm following the
steps from When Distribution Won't Work<http://erlang.org/faq/problems.html#9.9>

   1. start clever@REDACTED , littleguy@REDACTED (both with long
   names, both with same cookie, using -rsh ssh)
   2. kill epmd and restart it with -d -d for debugging mode
   3. from littleguy I call *net:ping('clever@REDACTED').* and it returns
   4. no messages go by on epmd on clever@REDACTED
   5. running *tcpdump port 4369* on clever@REDACTED and pinging again
   from littleguy@REDACTED, i see that the messages are in fact coming

listening on eth0, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 96 bytes
09:45:22.158227 IP server2.net.40141 > server1.net.epmd: S
2310861565:2310861565(0) win 5840 <mss 1460,sackOK,timestamp 1087186457
0,nop,wscale 7>

so it looks like the messages are making it between the servers, but not
making it to erlang.  any ideas?
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