Subject: Re: New machine, inetd flakiness...?
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/1999 19:17:30 said:
> I assume portmap isn't required, simply because I'm running without it
> at home. 

But then you must make sure all the rpc services are commented out
in /etc/inetd.conf. If you don't, inetd will get huge timeouts when it tries
to register these, leading to DOS for some time as you have seen.

best regards