Re: telnet problems. please help

From: Tom Eastep (teastep@evergo.net)
Date: Sat Jan 15 2000 - 11:06:16 EST


On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, h a wrote:

>
> Hi All,
>
> I am running redhat 6.0 in two machines, when i tried to telnet from one to
> the other i got this message:
> telnetd: All network ports in use
> connection closed by foreign host.
>
> i got the same message when i tried to to localhost "127.0.0.1"
>
> what is going on here ?
>

Check the permissions of /dev/ptmx -- should be:

crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 5, 2 Jan 15 08:04 /dev/ptmx

Also cat /proc/mounts and be sure that the devpts filesystem is mounted on
/dev/pts

-Tom

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