Telnetd broken

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Tue Jan 29 14:40:29 UTC 2013

On 01/29/2013 10:12 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 03:31:25PM -0800, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
>> The telnet service in Fedora 18 and Rawhide is broken.
>> Here is output from telnet(1) on f18 calling a machine running Rawhide:
> Confirming on F18.
> Heh. I bet you're the first person to actually run telnetd in several years.

FWIW, this seems to be a different manifestation of the problem that I'm seeing and asking about out the "users" list.  I think you will find that if you add....

server_args     = -D options

to the telnet file of xinetd.d the formatting problem will be gone...

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