Subject: bin/5631: talkd (/usr/libexec/ntalkd) doesn't work
To: None <>
From: None <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/20/1998 17:07:12
>Number:         5631
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       Bug in talkd
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Jun 20 08:20:01 1998
>Originator:     Thilo Manske
Netzwerkadministration, Hermann-Ehlers-Haus Oldenburg
>Release:        NetBSD 1.3, 1.3.1 and 1.3.2
System: NetBSD Server 1.3.1 NetBSD 1.3.1 (HEHOL) #14: Mon May 11 04:15:22 MEST 1998 thilo@Server:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/HEHOL i386

talkd produces the following in /var/log/messages: (Example)
Jun 20 16:35:57 Server talkd[12580]: sendto: Address family not supported by protocol family
The calling client keeps checking for invitation until giving up.
The target user (callee) never sees the message "talk: connection requested..."
on his terminal. 

talk <user>@<hostname>