Today Mike Meyer wrote:

> [Context lost to top posting.]
> > Yes, that worked, but now I can't sshd to it anymore.
> > looking in the auth.log file, it sais " Bind to port 22 on failed
> > address already in use.
> > so I edit the file /etc/ssh/sshd_config to ListenAddress ( the
> > server's address ) then restart.
> > in auth.log, it says " Server Listening on port 22
> >
> > but it still doesn't work.  what else do I need to do?
> Put /etc/ssh/sshd_config back the way it was. Then kill and restart
> the ssh daemon. Again, rebooting the system to cause any daemons that
> have files in /var open to close them - thus freeing the space - and
> reopen with real files is a good idea.

 No, except few cases (new kernel, hw change), you newer must reboot the
system. It's not a windoze. If a program (process) is killed/terminated, then
all opened files will be closed (implicitly or explicitly).


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