Strange problem with skype on RELENG_6 KERNEL since the end of
tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 19 16:52:30 UTC 2007
On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 23:40 +1000, Norberto Meijome wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2007 09:29:09 -0500
> "eculp at argosteve.com" <eculp at argosteve.com> wrote:
> > A RELENG_6 kernel from May 21 works fine with skype but boot a newer
> > kernel and skype seems to be blocking port 80. Apache logs show
> > nothing. I can find no logs errors anywhere but a telnet to port 80
> > answers with what would seem to be binary chars. I close skype and
> > all is back to normal. I had originally thought that it had to do
> > with the new xorg installation but it seems to be something in the
> > kernel. The configurations were the same, basically GENERIC with all
> > the pf stuff.
> Skype has an option to listen on tcp/80 and tcp/443 for incoming connections,
> because it assumes somehow that firewalls will be configured to allow that
> traffic in (some Windowze world assumption, i guess).
> In the tools menu, go to Options, Advanced, untick the option that reads "Use
> port (sic) 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connections".
> Apply, exit skype, restart it.
> confirm with
> sockstat -4 | grep skype | grep \*:80
> that skype is NOT listening on port 80 (you shouldn't see any output back from
> that cmd) ( similar for 443)
Doesn't this imply that the OP was running Skype as root?
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