Description of problem:
Running lots of rsh's results in rsh failing with the error "poll: protocol
failure in circuit setup".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -iqf /usr/bin/rsh
Name : rsh Relocations: (not relocateable)
Version : 0.17 Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release : 10 Build Date: Sun 23 Jun 2002 08:05:15
Install date: Fri 22 Nov 2002 04:53:14 PM EST Build Host:
Group : Applications/Internet Source RPM: rsh-0.17-10.src.rpm
Size : 64489 License: BSD
Signature : DSA/SHA1, Tue 03 Sep 2002 06:36:58 PM EDT, Key ID
219180cddb42a60ePackager : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
Summary : Clients for remote access (rsh, rlogin, rcp).
Steps to Reproduce:
1. set up a user on hostB so that user on hostA can rsh to hostB without a
2. create the following script on hostA as "doit":
echo -n $m
while [ $n -gt 0 ]
/usr/bin/rsh $system echo hello >/dev/null &
[ $? -ne 0 ] && exit 1
echo -n .
n=`expr $n - 1`
m=`expr $m + 1`
3. on hostA, run: doit hostB
within two minutes you get "poll: protocol failure in circuit setup" errors
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 59876 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.