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Authored by: BraindeadMac on Sep 12, '02 10:19:58AM

Launch Disk Utility and repair preferences.



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I tried the above and SWAT still doesn't run
Authored by: theckenlively on Sep 12, '02 10:07:46PM

I've read all the comments and tried running the repair you just mentioned but to know avail. This is a clean install of 10.2 running on a G4. I am posting the system.log entries which show xinetd restarting and swat trying to start. I tried both your original code and the other suggested option for /etc/xinetd.d/swat, but neither works.

Sep 12 18:48:43 zeus xinetd[391]: Unexpected signal 19 (Continued)
Sep 12 18:48:43 zeus xinetd[391]: Starting reconfiguration
Sep 12 18:48:47 zeus xinetd[391]: readjusting service swat
Sep 12 18:48:47 zeus xinetd[391]: Reconfigured: new=0 old=1 dropped=0 (services)
Sep 12 18:49:06 zeus xinetd[391]: START: swat pid=574 from= my IP address
Sep 12 18:49:06 zeus xinetd[574]: FAIL: swat address from= my IP address
---- snip -- tries to connect to more times with same result ----

About 5 minutes later the log shows the following:

Sep 12 18:56:50 zeus inetd[387]: swat/tcp: bind: Address already in use

Any ideas what is happening here? Many thanks.



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I tried the above and SWAT still doesn't run
Authored by: BraindeadMac on Sep 24, '02 07:38:30AM

The reason for the START and FAIL messages is probably the security--you must either change the "only_from" line in the xinetd file to something other than localhost to address it from your IP. Or use 127.0.0.1:901 from your local machine....



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