From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Wed 05 Jul 2000 - 14:32:39 IST
> eman at domain eircom.net's [eman at domain eircom.net] 20 lines of dribble included:
> :>I have just installed xfstt, when run it gives this error.
> :># xfstt &
> :>Cannot open TCPIP port 7101
> :>Better try another port!
> :>Now this leads me to a few questions.
> :>Should there be something else on this port?
You're probably already running a font server (probably xfs)
which is already listening on that port.
> :>What would be a safe alternative to use instead or is that wise?
> Look at the ports you have in use, perhaps it's just a duplicate
> version of
> xfstt you're actually running. Anything over 1084 is generally considered
> "safe", so long as nothing else is binding to it, which is where
> your netstat
> command comes in.
You mean 1024, not 1084.
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