Only a couple of responses, but thus far it seems to fit.
I had two responses that this occured to others during Y2K testing.
Clock forward, clock back, and this can happen.
Well, I was skeptical because of the nature of this machine, but I
checked and sure enough, there's some Jan 1 dates in the log files. So
much for anyone telling me about testing on this box!! :-)
Thanks for the help!
Original posting follows...
> I've got some 2.6 servers that folks are developing/testing on. In the
> past couple of weeks, they've 3 times managed to do this on 3 different
> Whatever they've done has triggered something that ties up every port on
> the machine...
> servera% netstat | wc -l
> excerpt from netstat...
> servera.37304 uberguy.32771 8760 0 8760 0 TIME_WAIT
> servera.37305 uberguy.32771 8760 0 8760 0 TIME_WAIT
> servera.37306 uberguy.32771 8760 0 8760 0 TIME_WAIT
> servera.37307 uberguy.32771 8760 0 8760 0 TIME_WAIT
> servera.37308 uberguy.32771 8760 0 8760 0 TIME_WAIT
> servera.37309 uberguy.32771 8760 0 8760 0 TIME_WAIT
> servera is the machine in question.. uberguy is a NIS slave/DNS server.
> I ran lsof, and none of these ports have an associated process.
> However, they can't be used for any outgoing process..
> servera% telnet uberguy #(doesn't matter what I try to connect to)
> Trying 10.1.1.2...
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Cannot assign requested address
> Ugh. I hate to just keep rebooting these machines when this occurs.
> I'm guessing that the kernel has become confused about some networking
> structure or something like that. Has anyone seen this before? Is
> there any specific cause? I'm running 2.6 with all the Recommended
> patches installed.
> Thanks for your info.
-- Darren Dunham firstname.lastname@example.org Unix System Administrator Taos - The SysAdmin Company Got some Dr. Pepper? Santa Clara, CA < Please move on, ...nothing to see here, please disperse >
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