Subject: Re: telnet, login, but no ipv6 stuff
To: Marc Coevoet <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/29/2006 14:08:54
In message <>, Marc Coevoet wri
>I did what's here:
>first_configuring-for-networking  (setting up)
>"Finally, to allow yourself to log-in via telnet from the other  
>machines on your LAN. Edit /etc/inetd.conf. And un-comment (ie remove  
>the # at the beginning of the line) the things you want to use. This  
>will usually be ftp, telnet, shell, and login. "
>I uncommented all lines except the ipv6 ones.  That gives an error at  
>boot time, and I can not login ...
>It  seems I really need to uncommeny both ??

I doubt that that's your problem.  What error message are you seeing?
(By the way, this note is probably best-sent to netbsd-users; your 
problem probably isn't i386-specific.  I've adjusted my reply 

		--Steven M. Bellovin,