Re: Xinetd keeps stopping on server

From: ynotssor (ynotssor_at_example.net)
Date: 08/10/05


Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 09:33:56 -0700


<swilliams@cromwells.co.uk> wrote in message
news:1123665980.809310.148620@g44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...

> We are having a very strange problem with xinetd (and dependant
> services such as telnet) stopping on a server. Luckily, most times we
> can ssh to the server and restart the service but this isn't always the
> case.
>
> We are running Red Hat 7.3 with kernel 2.4.24. The server is quite old
> (PIII 750MHz, 1 Gb memory) but doesn't seem to have any other problems.
> It's main purpose is as one of three servers which run sendmail and
> Squid proxy for us.
>
> Any ideas, anyone?

xinetd -d -filelog filename

will place debugging information in filename. Also make sure your
/etc/xinetd.conf is correctly edited; "man 5 xinetd.conf" will be helpful in
this regard.