HELP: TCP stack problem in 4.8-R with rsh connects (second
Lars.Koeller at Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Wed May 7 06:04:44 PDT 2003
this mail results out of my news group posting concerning
In reply to Mark Cammidge who wrote:
> > Sporadically the rshd can't open the second tcp connection back
> > to the port the rsh-client has announced.
> Hi. I don't have a simple solution for you, but
> some things you may want to try:
> - Check whether a FreeBSD-Solaris or Solaris-FreeBSD
> combination works. That may not be useful to you,
> but I think it will help other people to track
> down the source of the problem.
I've tested this, it doesen't change anything!
> - Try update to FreeBSD-STABLE - the problem may have
> been fixed already.
> - Try update to FreeBSD-CURRENT - it's pretty stable
> and may not suffer from the same problem.
Hm, I don't like this, really for production machines.
> - Use SSH instead of rsh. I suspect most people are
> no longer using rsh, and ssh is meant to be pretty
> much a drop in replacement. You can set it up to
> avoid needing passwords. It will probably be
> somewhat slower though.
That's the point, there is no need to crypt, and performance would be
> - Post to one of the mailing lists - the developers
> who work on this soft of stuff are more likely to
> read about it there than they are in the newsgroup.
Thanks and best regards
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