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Re: how to solve the problem "Could not bind sock on port 21: Address already in use"?

Yann Lejeune wrote:

> On 2009/03/05-15:22(+0800), Star Liu wrote :
>> i have found it by lsof -i:21, it's inetd, what's this process do? is
>> it safe to stop it and remove it? how to stop and remove it? thanks
> Hi,
> inetd is a "super-server" on Unix system. It manages Internet services
> and in many cases FTP server.
>   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inetd
> Edit /etc/inetd.conf file, comment lines that enable ftp server and
> restart inetd daemon (invoke-rc.d ...), check with netstat -laptn that
> no program uses TCP/21, and then start your FTP server.
> Another solution is to remove inetd package, if you really don't use it.
> Regards.
> Yann.

thank you for explaining it finally

I had to laugh reading all the post


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