Re: Telnet problems

Alex Belits (
Thu, 17 Jun 1999 00:06:17 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 17 Jun 1999, L.M. van Piggelen wrote:

> >
> > telnet stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd in.telnetd
> >
> When I start the telnet daemon by hand, this happens:
> bash# in.telnetd & [1] 8457
> bash# in.telnetd: getpeername: Socket operation on non-socket
> What does this mean? Is this good or bad?

It means that only inetd is supposed to start in.telnetd, and you
shouldn't start it with stdin attached to your terminal instead of


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