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Re: Xinetd resurrection



Dne neděle 20 září 2009 18:28:14 Steve Grubb napsal(a):
> On Saturday 19 September 2009 07:25:13 pm Matej Cepl wrote:
> > Steve Grubb, Fri, 18 Sep 2009 08:24:18 -0400:
> > > I also think that the reason xinetd came into existence in the first
> > > place has long since passed.
> >
> > Do you think that Fedora should humbly return with a cap in hand to
> > inetd?
> 
> Not at all. These days the only need for xinetd is in memory constrained
> systems. For mainline x86_64 bought with typically 4Gb of main memory,
>  xinetd is a thing of the past. That's my point.

Another use for xinetd could be for power saving. When I discussed this with 
power management guys, we agreed starting daemons on-demand could reduce power 
consumption on some systems considerably.

- Jan


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