[Idle-dev] idle 1.0.2 cannot bind (again) to port 8833 w/python 2.3.3

Neal Norwitz neal at metaslash.com
Thu Feb 26 16:10:49 EST 2004

On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 02:50:54PM -0500, Al Schapira wrote:
> Thanks, Kurt,
> I did try to kill all python processes, but that did not help.  Of
> course, shutting down and restarting linux cleared the port, as
> expected.
> Subsequently, idle had been working okay through many sequential
> invokations, until just now!
> I have attached the error output and ps aux output as requested.

>From ps alone, it's not possible to tell what process has the port.
On linux you can do this: 

        netstat -atnp

You will probably need to be root to run this command and get
meaningful results.  Otherwise, netstat will only print processes
you own.


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