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SubjectRe: [patch 03/19] SUNRPC: avoid choosing an IPMI port for RPC traffic
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On Thu, 2006-10-12 at 09:58 +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >Interestingly, Linux is not the only OS that has been hit by this
> >problem:
> >
> > http://blogs.sun.com/shepler/entry/port_623_or_the_mount
>
> There is more to it. On a machine I had set up a second,
> experimental, apache on port 880. And it randomly failed to start on
> a boot because mountd had taken the port first.

FWIW I had the same experience several times with port 631 (aka "IPP")
taken by some RPC service and CUPS simply didn't worked.

> Man, this RPC stuff should go and use fixed ports.

Hmm, starting the portmapper as late as possible so that other services
get the chance to use their ports?

Bernd
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