It's annoying when something other than rsyncd listens on tco/873

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Aug 16 20:06:35 UTC 2010

On 8/15/2010 10:49 PM, David Wolfskill wrote:
> The most straightforward way to make this a non-issue (it seems to me)
> would be to start rsyncd(8) before other services that grab arbitrary
> ports; however, the start-up script for rsyncd s[ecifies:
> # PROVIDE: rsyncd
> # BEFORE:  securelevel
> # KEYWORD: shutdown
> and both amd & ypbind specify
> so that approach doesn't seem to quite work out.

The only way to do this is to edit the rsyncd rc.d script. I realize
that this introduces a problem when doing upgrades ...



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