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Old 10-08-2003, 06:42 AM   #1
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: redhat 9
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Angry xinetd service not starting


some one screwd up , in my college lab we have rh9

# service xinetd restart

the result is

[failed ]
[ok ]
but the service is not starting ...
i dont know why

if i restart the service agiain its saying
[failed] during the shuting down process

can anyone help me

thx in advance
Old 10-08-2003, 08:42 AM   #2
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Location: NRW, Germany
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first try to stop the service. if it says ok, try to stop the service an other time. do this untill you can`t stop the service no more then trie to start it. if this does not help, you would have to give us you inetd.conf (i don`t know exactly what the config file is called at RH)
Old 10-14-2003, 02:19 AM   #3
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well it seems u have some configuration prob
it will be better if u post the relevant lines of /var/log/messages file
and also /etc/xinetd.conf file
Old 10-14-2003, 06:47 AM   #4
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# Simple configuration file for xinetd
# Some defaults, and include /etc/xinetd.d/

instances = 60
log_type = SYSLOG authpriv
log_on_success = HOST PID
log_on_failure = HOST
cps = 25 30

includedir /etc/xinetd.d

Old 10-14-2003, 06:50 AM   #5
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doesnt matter guys ...
forget it , i am a newbie so i reinstalled the rh9

forgive me...


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