printer/tcp: bind: Address already in use

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Mon Nov 17 17:20:47 PST 2003

On Mon, Nov 17, 2003, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
>At 4:47 PM -0800 11/17/03, K Anderson wrote:
>>Hey there all.
>>For quite some time I've been noticing messages on the primary
>>console as well as the message log.
>>   inetd[630]: printer/tcp: bind: Address already in use
>>I have cups installed and happen to notice something in the 
>>/usr/local/etc/rc.d director called I have, as the
>>file says, lpd_enabled/lpd_enable equal to NO inside quotes
>>(yep, inside rc.conf) and the darn thing still starts up.
>>Any ideas on fixing?
>Are things "working", other than the annoying message?
>Are all the messages from the same process?  And is that
>process really 'inetd'?  If so, what kind of entries do
>you have in /etc/inetd.conf?

You can use ``lsof -i'' to find which process has the port.

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