Telnetd broken

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R caf at
Tue Jan 29 17:37:16 UTC 2013

On 01/29/2013 06:40 AM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> 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...
I've done some more testing.  There seems to be a random element to the 
Sometimes the telnet session will operate normally.  Other times much of 
the output

I have observed this using various telnet clients on various machines 
including F18, rawhide,
and Scientific Linux.

I have not observed this problem telnetting to SCO Unix, Fedora 16, or 
Scientific Linux.

      Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX   caf at
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