Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 79219
xinetd in tight CPU loop
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:48:55 EDT
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Description of problem:
At least xinetd 2.3.7-2 and latest...
xinetd will hang in a tight loop (99% CPU usage) when a service is missing the
closing bracket in its configuration file under /etc/xinetd.d.
# missing }
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Pick up a service config file
2. Remove the closing bracket
3. service xinetd restart
Actual Results: xinetd process in tight CPU loop
Expected Results: xinetd process idle
Additionally: service containing the error not to be started with error reported
Can you try the xinetd-2.3.10-1 rpm I just made? It's in rawhide and WORKSFORME
I tried your latest xinetd rpm (2.3.10-1 on rawhide) and I confirm that it
corrects the issue. I also noticed the entry in the message logfile.
Good job and thank you,