LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-30-2006, 01:23 AM   #1
pujakofriendly
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2006
Distribution: slackware
Posts: 11

Rep: Reputation: 0
Failed to start FTP server - server daemon when in inetd mode.


i have installed proftpd in my machine.
i run the ftp server through webmin.
when i click start server,webmin gave me this kind of error:

"Failed to start FTP server : You cannot start the server daemon when in inetd mode."

my module config is look like this:

Configurable options for ProFTPD Server
Configurable options
Test config file before applying changes?1 Yes 0 No
Test config file after manual changes?1 Yes 0 No
Test config file after other change?1 Yes 0 No
System configuration
Path to ProFTPD config file/etc/proftpd.conf
Path to ProFTPD executable/usr/sbin/proftpd
Path to ProFTPD PID file1 None 0 /var/run/proftpd.pid
Path to ftpusers file/etc/ftpusers
Command to start ProFTPD1 Automatic 0
Command to stop ProFTPD1 Just kill process 0

i do not know what should i do.
hope somebody help me with this new thread.
thank you.
 
Old 11-30-2006, 01:58 AM   #2
bathory
Guru
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Piraeus
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 10,895

Rep: Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322Reputation: 1322
Quote:
Path to ProFTPD config file/etc/proftpd.conf
You should take a look at this file and search for the line "ServerType ...". If you want to start proftpd from inetd it should read "ServerType inetd". If you want to start/stop the server manually or through startup scripts, it should read "ServerType standalone"
For more info take a look here

Regards
 
Old 11-30-2006, 01:58 AM   #3
duryodhan
Senior Member
 
Registered: Oct 2006
Distribution: Slackware 12 Kernel 2.6.24 - probably upgraded by now
Posts: 1,054

Rep: Reputation: 46
Maybe this will help
http://shilo.is-a-geek.com/slack/ftp17.html
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Failed to start the X server imagined Linux - Newbie 22 09-25-2007 01:04 AM
ftp server daemon in Fedora Core 3 brandnewbie Linux - Newbie 2 08-28-2005 09:00 AM
How to run a tftpd server as a daemon without using any of these (inetd or xinetd ) sansk Linux - Networking 1 03-21-2004 06:01 AM
Can't get DigiChat Server to start as a daemon hydra_76 Linux - Newbie 1 01-01-2004 04:47 PM
start server as a daemon champ Programming 5 01-27-2003 05:40 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:48 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration