Subject: Re: Problems with identd?
To: David Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael L. Hitch <email@example.com>
Date: 06/26/1995 15:46:43
On Jun 26, 11:26am, David Jones wrote:
} I notice that login and FTP requests take ~20 seconds to connect. Also:
} PID TT STAT TIME COMMAND
} 157 ?? R 2:39.36 identd -w -t60 -l -o -e -N
} 163 ?? R 1:39.40 identd -w -t60 -l -o -e -N
} Is it normal for identd to consume over a minute of CPU time? Only two identd
} probes were made as far as I know. I can turn on logging in my firewall to
} make sure. And why two processes?
I saw this behaviour on my system because I am normally running a test
kernel. Identd is looking at /netbsd for the kernel image, which doesn't
match the running kernel. Once I changed inetd.conf to use the test kernel
I'm normally running, it worked fine [until June 24 that is].
Michael L. Hitch INTERNET: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Systems and Computing Services
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA