One more attempt: stuck processes

Gary Mills mills at
Fri Nov 16 16:01:05 EST 2007

On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 03:54:50PM -0500, Ken Murchison wrote:
> That's exactly what Gary is seeing.  Its blocking in SSL_accept(). 
> Apparently the client connects to port 995, and then either sends 
> nothing, or goes away and leaves the socket open.
> I've reproduced the former by telneting to port 995 and doing nothing. 
> I have been unable to reproduce the latter because as soon as I QUIT the 
> telnet session or kill() the telnet process, pop3d exits gracefully.

You probably have to reboot the client at that point, or just
disconnect the cable and take it home.

-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-

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