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Old 08-08-2001
Question error in /var/adm/messages

I have an error in my /var/adm/messages that states:
(*hostname*) inetd [28589]: [ID 161378 daemon.error] fs/tcp: bind: Address already in use.

It repeats it self over and over. I have looked everywhere I can think of on the net but cant find anything. HELP PleaseSmilie
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Old 08-08-2001
Re: error in /var/adm/messages

Originally posted by julie
I have looked everywhere I can think of on the net but cant find anything.
Really? A search on Google for the string "fs/tcp: bind: Address already in use" returns plenty of matches, and most of them have relevant info. Try this one for example:
The solution was to kill the fs process that was hanging onto the fs/tcp port, and kill -HUP the inetd process.

The original post

Running 2.6 on a Sun Netra i was getting the following coming to my console

Sep 10 11:15:48 worf inetd[170]: /usr/openwin/bin/Xaserver: Hangup

Well.. I killed then started inetd up again... and now I'm getting

Sep 11 15:17:37 worf inetd[14895]: fs/tcp: bind: Address already in use
every 10 minutes.....

Anything else I'm missing?? I'd rather not reboot... ( production system.. )
Susan KJ Thielen
copied solution into post --oombera

Last edited by oombera; 02-16-2004 at 04:36 PM..
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Old 08-08-2001

Thanks...I guess I will have to reboot. After viewing the results of the search, I figured out what caused this to happen. Thanks for the tip...I obviously didn't look at!Smilie Smilie
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