Subject: Re: FTPD semi-zombies
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: Koos de Haan <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/03/1999 13:19:24

I've added the patch to our ftpd , which is a custom version of the standard ftpd from NetBSD 1.3.2, and it seems to work for me. 
This will save a lot of ftpd session hanging around on my www server !



Koos de Haan

Op 04:44 +0200 03-06-1999, Allen Briggs schreef:

> A couple of folks on current-users complained a while back about seeing
> ftpd processes hanging around for connections that obviously should have
> been dropped due to inactivity or a lost network connection or something
> (I usually see them from dialups or overseas--often from browser
> connections, too).
> This seems to me to be a natural use for keepalives, and I put together
> the following patch to set keepalives on the ftpd sockets.  I've had
> this patch around for a while, and I'd like to get it into the tree,
> but I'd like to see some other people express some opinion on the patch
> before I commit it.  Any takers?
> Thanks,
> -allen
> Here's the patch...
> I


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