[GLLUG] vsftpd dead but subsys locked
rrclark at rrclark.net
Mon Feb 2 06:11:55 EST 2004
On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Ex Fed wrote:
> I have a problem with vsftpd. It was working, but I must've done something
> to stop it. When I try to ftp into the host I get the following error code:
> 500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket.
> I restart VSFTPD and it says OK, then I do status for VSFTPD and I get the
> following error: vsftpd dead but subsys locked. PS -ef or -aux does not
> show it as a running process, but there is not an error.
> I have tried to reinstall VSFTPD, but that did not fix it.
> The only things I can remember messing with were hosts.allow, hosts.deny.
> Does somebody out there know how I can troubleshoot this? VSFTPD runs
> through xinetd.
Check /var/lock/subsys for a file named vsftpd and remove it.
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