• Subject: Re: automatic refresh
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2001 11:26:13 -0600

Thanks everyone who helped me with this thorny problem.
Everything works fine now, with one little exception:
When it takes longer to transmit the screen than
the refresh interval, the AS/400 process executing
the refresh code can't keep track of time anymore:
The clock value (e.g. from MATMATR) slowly slips
behind the real clock value. It is as if a "clock base"
for the process doesn't get updated correctly.
This problem shows up mostly with the async
console that runs at 19200 baud.
This is not a display problem, but very
likely a SLIC bug. (I'm at V4R4).

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Buck Calabro <buck.calabro@aptissoftware.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2001 10:57 AM
Subject: RE: automatic refresh

> Leif Svalgaard wrote:
> >I'm having a problem with automatic refresh of a display.
> >The standard way of doing this is to use the INVITE keyword
> >on the DDS (testinvd) for the display file:
> -snip-
> >Second problem:
> >an RPG/400 version of the above.
> It's not your specific example but it's close.  

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