Subject: Re: tcpdrop for NetBSD
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/11/2005 19:04:48 (Rui Paulo) writes:

>On 2005-05-11, Dheeraj S <> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>    The attached patches are a port of tcpdrop functionality/program
>> originally from openbsd.
>> It can be used to kill tcp connections graciously. comments ?
>> tcpdrop <local-ip> <local-port> <remote-ip> <remote-ip>

>I agree with Martin, why this would be useful ?

Have an NFS server mounted with TCP that changes its IP address.
Try to recover (or just to umount) without rebooting.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."