Can't start rshd

Daniela dgw at
Mon Feb 9 09:10:26 PST 2004

On Monday 09 February 2004 14:43, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Daniela <dgw at> writes:
> > I'm having problems starting rshd. I tried it on two different computers
> > (yes, I know about the security risks, but the port is firewalled off). I
> > can't use alternatives because some software I'm using depends on it.
> >
> > The error is: It terminates with status 1 and sets errno to 38 (ENOTSOCK)
> > = Socket operation on non-socket. It fails on the following function
> > call: getpeername(0, (struct sockaddr *)&from, &fromlen)
> >
> > I'm no expert, but it looks like this can't work. Is this a bug, or is my
> > installation faulty? BTW, I'm starting rshd with no arguments.
> You're not starting it with a socket, like it expects.
> Normally, rshd(8) is started from inetd.conf(5).

But I tried starting it from inetd. When I did a `ps ax` after reboot, it 
wasn't there.

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