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Re: inetd is unable to accept incoming connections when started as service on WinXP SP1
- From: "mliberi\ at iol\ dot it" <mliberi at iol dot it>
- To: "cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 17:45:15 +0200
- Subject: Re: inetd is unable to accept incoming connections when started as service on WinXP SP1
thank you for quick replying.
I read the page following the link you gave me. It addresses another problem.
When I run 'inetd' from command line (bash) all works fine. That means there is
not a configuration problem.
The key information is that 'inetd' refuses ALL incoming connections when
started as a service, no port is reachable.
I think there's a problem with 'accept' system call.
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From : "Igor Pechtchanski" email@example.com
To : firstname.lastname@example.org
Cc : email@example.com
Date : Tue, 12 Oct 2004 12:18:50 -0400 (EDT)
Subject : Re: inetd is unable to accept incoming connections when started as
service on WinXP SP1
> On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, mliberi wrote:
> > I downloaded on October, 7 a fresh cygwin package set, then I installed
> > it on an XP SP1 box.
> > After reading inetutils*.README, I tried to setup inetd as a service,
> > with the following steps:
> > 1. added CYGWIN='binmode tty ntsec' to environment variables set
> > 2.added c:\cygwin\bin to PATH environment variable
> > 3.run 'mount' to ensure that /usr/bin, /usr/lib and / mountpoints have
'system' attribute set.
> > 4.rebooted the box
> > 5.installed inetd as service, /usr/sbin/inetd --install-as-service
> > 6.manually started service using windows GUI
> > All seems ok, ps -ef reports two instances of running inetd , as
> > expected.
> > But when I try a connection to any server present in /etc/inetd.conf, I
> > always obtain a 'can't connect' error message.
> > Example:
> > ftp localhost
> > ...... connection refused
> > ftp>
> > It seems that inetd can't 'accept' the incoming connection.
> > If I start inetd from command line (not as a service), all works fine.
> > Does anybody know how to get it working as a service?
> It's hard to guess given the amount of information you provided, but it's
> possible that <http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2004-10/msg00631.html> could be
> useful for you as well.
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