Re: "www/tcp server failing (looping), service terminated"

Tony Sanders <>
Message-id: <9310281452.AA00548@austin.BSDI.COM>
Subject: Re: "www/tcp server failing (looping), service terminated" 
In-Reply-To: Ari Luotonen's message of Thu, 28 Oct 93 14:04:18 BST.
Organization: Berkeley Software Design, Inc.
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1993 09:52:13 -0500
From: Tony Sanders <>
> There is a hard-coded value in inetd allowing max 40 connections
> from the same host per minute.  Fast machines can make more requests
Yet another good reason not to run services from inetd.

> we'll keep looking for a fix for it (anybody out there know anything
> that would help??).
Add the 10 lines of code or so needed so you don't have to run from inetd.
You will get much better performance to boot.