RSH scaling problems...

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Tue Dec 17 10:33:37 PST 2002

On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 10:08:07AM -0800, David Mathog wrote:

> I expect that the -z mode would not suffer (much) from the port
> limitation Greg Lindahl points out since rsh -z doesn't leave
> any ports open once it starts the remote command, and it typically
> completes in about .011 seconds (100baseT, RH 7.3 on Athlon 2200).

Low ports can't be reused until TIME_WAIT time has passed.


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