Bug 5074 - rdate cannot query redhat 6 computer.
rdate cannot query redhat 6 computer.
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rdate (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-09-11 16:27 EDT by exce7
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-11 21:05:45 EDT
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Description exce7 1999-09-11 16:27:59 EDT
If I try to rdate from a redhat 6 computer either from
redhat 6 or Sun Solaris I get a:

[dol@flash ~]$ rdate localhost
rdate: No such file or directory

or from solaris:
tulpan> rdate flash
rdate: read: Error 0

rdate sets the time normally from a solaris machine, so the
problem may lay outside rdate itself.
But this is soo obvious, maybe something here is screwed.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-09-11 21:05:59 EDT
Check /etc/inetd.conf for the line
	time    stream  tcp     nowait  root    internal

For weird reasons, Red Hat has often shipped /etc/inetd.conf with a
buggy time service configuration.

Please reopen this bug if the above is not your problem.

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