Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 05:56:35PM +0100, Shawn Houston wrote:
> > Help.
> > The 2.2.18pre series from Alan Cox, through pre21, has a problem with
> > connection in CLOSE_WAIT that data still in the buffers. The connections
> > never go away:
> CLOSE_WAIT means what it says -- it is waiting for the close from the
> Try killing it.
I was about to send a flame, but thought better, as I do not know your
level of expertise, nor you mine.
rdate finishes, so there is no need to kill it.
I am just going to go look in the source myself.
This represents a serious DOS attack and should be fixed. Really.