Subject: Re: Killing lpd kills the system
To: Scott Ellis <>
From: Rob Deker <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/19/1997 20:14:45
On Sun, 19 Jan 1997, Scott Ellis wrote:

now that you mention it, I did see tthis. It only happened a few times
because I stripped every spare service out since the machine is a krb5
kdc. Odd....


> After moving my Sun3 to -current from the Jan 13th sources, I noticed that
> it
> would always hang when I did a "shutdown -r now".  I've tracked this down
> to
> lpd!  If I kill (HUP or 9) the lpd process, the entire system hangs.  Inetd
> (for example) will accept connections, but not spawn a daemon.  I took a
> look
> at the lpd source, and didn't see anything out of the ordinary in
> there..and
> certainly nothing that would crash the system in this way.
> Has anybody else experienced this?
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