Subject: Re: inetd: server looping
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/05/1996 23:22:21
>   Nov  4 17:37:58 goofy inetd[93]: teleporter/tcp server failing (looping),
>                   service terminated
> After this, my syslog is flooded with
>   Nov  4 17:47:58 goofy inetd[93]: teleporter/tcp: bind: Address already in use
> The only way to make the server work again is to reboot the system. What is
> my server doing wrong?  It shouldn't be 'looping' in any way - it is possible
> that lots of server processes are started within a short period of time, but
> this can't be helped.

Please try changing your inetd.conf from
	teleporter	stream tcp	wait	....
	teleporter	stream tcp	wait.100  ....
			increase this value, if this is not sufficient

See inetd(8) man page for detail...
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