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Bug 2906

Summary: talkd reports bad protocol version 2
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Douglas King <douglask>
Component: ytalkAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Douglas King 1999-05-18 09:41:19 UTC
After upgrade to RedHat 6.0 from RedHat 5.2, talkd
reports "bad protocol version 2" errors every 5 seconds
(approximately).  This may have to do with the fact that
the Upgrade did not change the virtual terminals from the
format ttyp1 to the format pts/1.

Log Excerpt:
May 18 05:32:33 fog talkd[15095]: (
bad protocol version 2
May 18 05:33:08 fog last message repeated 7 times
May 18 05:34:13 fog last message repeated 13 times
May 18 05:35:18 fog last message repeated 13 times

transcript of who command:
[root@fog douglask]# who
root     tty1     May 15 03:50
douglask ttyp0    May 18 05:30 (Courtyard)

Comment 1 Douglas King 1999-05-18 10:03:59 UTC
This issue has been resolved by not echoing log entries to /dev/tty9
using the /etc/syslog.conf file.

Comment 2 Alan Cox 1999-06-19 22:39:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2799 ***