Patch for Selenium Grid 1.0.8 plugin was tested on Firefox 3.6.13 on Windows 7 and it works for me.
1. Selenium RC heartbeat functionality is also used now in the plugin (monitoring actual RC state and removing disconnected plugins from the list).
Workaround that worked on my tested configuration:
1. Hudson with Selenium Grid Plugin running Selenium Grid Hub 1.0.8 on Ubuntu 10.10.
2. Selenium Grid Remote Control (RC) running on Windows 7 , started manually with the following command:
ant -Dhost=rcWinHost -Dport=5558
As you see, I used environtment string as if it was automatically generated by the plugin RC-launcher.
Make sure that desired browser could be launched from the command line. In my case, I get my Firefox 3.6.13 when I run from the command line:
The list of running RC at http://hudsonHost:8080/selenium/? included:
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