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Bug 1023 - RFC 868 time requests using UDP fail
Summary: RFC 868 time requests using UDP fail
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 891
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netkit-base
Version: 5.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-02-02 02:57 UTC by Peter Greenwood
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-02-02 14:35:59 UTC

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Description Peter Greenwood 1999-02-02 02:57:05 UTC
UDP time requests to RH Linux systems (including 4.2, 5.0
and 5.1) fail. The symptoms are that no time is returned and
inetd reports "time/udp server failing (looping), service

This turns out to be due to an error in inetd.conf.  The
time daemon in.timed is not suitable for handling udp
requests; however inetd provides an internal handler.
Therefore replacing the line:
time   dgram   udp     wait    nobody  /usr/sbin/tcpd
time    dgram   udp     wait    root    internal

gives the correct behaviour.


Comment 1 Aleksey Nogin 1999-02-02 06:49:59 UTC
This is a duplicate of the report #891

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-02-02 14:35:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 891 ***

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