On December 6, 1994, I posted:
> We have a Sparc 4/690 server running a large database application with
> approximately 100 logged in users under SunOS 4.1.3. About once a
> month, it stops accepting rlogin and rsh requests (i.e. there is no
> response from the server when you try to rlogin). The machine's
> network interface is still OK because you can ping it. And if you
> restart the inetd, it starts working again.
I received these suggestions:
1. Increase the number pty's.
2. Check parameters in /etc/inetd.conf.
3. Apply Patch 100178-09
Synopsis: SunOS 4.1.1;4.1.2;4.1.3: inetd "broken server detection" breaks
on fast machines
Unfortunately, the inetd hangs about once a month so it will
be while before I know if any of the above fix the problem.
One other sun-manager also saw this problem.
Ron Hall <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Robert Tag email@example.com
Gordon Rowell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Ruud van Poelgeest <email@example.com>
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