Desasparate questions from people not reading the docs are not really desasparate questions.
It doesn't seem to be your case ;)
I don't understand your problem though: you try to change the partition name but *not* the JG stack, right? Then yes, the doco is correct and it should be possible. What wasn't working?
Sorry, I am currently lost. It stopped working, even when I try the default "all" server coming with JBoss it does not converge. I tried the JavaGroup's test programs to send/receive multicast packets and it works fine. I am running on the same IP address and port as JG test program. And JBoss log is still on "Number of cluster members: 1" - maby it's lying, maybe there is a cluster, I have to try it....
I hope you didn't use the spec you were posting !!! I strongly hope you replaced the value of "bind_addr" with a real IP address.
Otherwise JavaGroups will puke on startup...
Here is the current default stack spec (from the CVS head):
// "CAUSAL:" +
> I hope you didn't use the spec you were posting !!! I
> strongly hope you replaced the value of "bind_addr"
> with a real IP address.
Sorry, I was caught guilty of direct copy and paste action, the best friend of the programmer.
I took that tag off.