[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 16:45:06 EST 2004

On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 04:24:47PM -0500, Al Schapira wrote:
> Thanks Neal,
> Attached is the output of netstat -atnp (as root) but I don't see 8833
> there.  Idle still fails to bind to 8833 as before.

> Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address           Foreign Address         State       PID/Program name   
> tcp        0      0*               LISTEN      30657/oafd          

You should be able to kill 30657 (or kill `pidof oafd`) which is the
GNOME Object Activation Daemon.  I believe this is restarted
automatically if you are still running GNOME.  Just to be safe, you
can do a ps auxww | grep oafd before killing it, so you can restart it
manually if necessary.


More information about the IDLE-dev mailing list