thoughts on UNIX and older systems

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Sun Jan 17 15:21:53 1999

Zane wrote:
> 'saint' found a LOT of
> problems with Linux including a couple serious ones, there were two
> warnings on the OpenBSD box, what were they, I had telnet and ftp turned
> on. Linux on the other hand had all sorts of stuff turned on by default
> that I didn't need or want, but had just never bothered to turn off.

You're not describing comparable things. OpenBSD is a specific BSD-based
distribution. I'm sure you're probably running some specific Linux
distribution, but you don't state that. Linux by itself doesn't have
ANY network services turned on by default. So which Linux distribution
(and what version) were you running, and what serious problems did saint
Received on Sun Jan 17 1999 - 15:21:53 GMT

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