Re: redit solution

From: Admin of The Keep (
Date: 10/19/96

On Sat, 19 Oct 1996 wrote:

> Well, that won't do it.. I can't open a process on port 2222 even when 
> there are no autoruns going.  Something else seems to be hogging port 
> 2222, and I wanna know what it is.. ;) ps doesn't tell me anything about 
> what might be using that port, and when I tried netstat, all it told me 
> were that there were connections hanging on 2222, but not that there was 
> a process up.. All the connections that were hanging were recognized as 
> sites that my imm staff usually connects from.. Any way to tell what 
> process is hogging 2222?

  Probably none.  It's likely that your os didn't clean up a socket
  program (eg., circle) properly after a crash.  It's supposed to close
  all opened sockets, but it apparently left one binded to port 2222.
  Reboot the machine and it should go away.

  "Forgive me father, for I am sin."

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