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Re: And now for something completely different... etch!



On Tuesday 07 June 2005 01.47, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jun 07, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña <jfs@computer.org> wrote:

> In my wishlist there is NO support of 2.4 kernels

Hmm.  I've never verified this myself, however until recently it was often 
claimed that 2.6 is still quite a bit worse than 2.4 for some workloads - 
so dropping 2.4 prematurely would probably be harmful.  Making it the 
default kernel however would certainly be sensible.

>
> > - inetd begone! -> xinetd (better mechanism to control DoS, privilege
> >   separation, etc.)
>
> What about you try a decent inetd instead?

Wasn't that exactly what Javier proposed?  Or is xinetd not sensible enough?

cheers
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