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Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmi_open_free_udp_port

From: Al Chu
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmi_open_free_udp_port
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 08:37:00 -0700

No responses, I'll take it there is no issue then.


On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 14:33 -0700, Al Chu wrote:
> Is there a portability issue on some OS that makes this function a
> requirement?  I see no reason for it:
> A) The IPMI ports are < 1023, which means they are reserved ports
> B) Reserved ports shouldn't be gained via an ephemeral port (i.e. bind
> to port 0).
> Unless there is some wierd OS where 'B' is true?
> Al
Albert Chu
Computer Scientist
High Performance Systems Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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