[cups.general] Portmap against cups

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Tue May 27 15:42:00 PDT 2008

Boris Vinarsky wrote:
> We noticed that occasionally CUPS service fails to start on our RHEL4 desktops because port 631 was busy. The reason was that portmapper service which selects ports in the range 600-1023 essentially randomly would assign ports 631 to ypbind or nfs.lock which start before cups.
> This issue is discussed at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=103401
> Does anybody have a good idea on how to resolve this collision?

Start cups before portmap?

Fix portmap to not use well-known privileged ports?

Michael R Sweet                        Senior Printing System Engineer

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