[plug] Problems with talk

John Summerfield summer at os2.ami.com.au
Sat Oct 24 07:58:44 WST 1998

On Fri, 23 Oct 1998, Greg Gamble wrote:

> Hi,
>   On my home machine running Slackware 3.5 (Linux 2.0.34) I can run
>   talk quite happily. However on my boss's machine running Linux
>   2.0.21 we get the message:
>   [Error on read from talk daemon : Connection refused (111)]
>   before it exits. On both machines (and I guess with practically
>   all Linux boxes) we run the
>   4.2 Berkeley Distribution       April 22, 1991
>   version of talk. Any clues as to what's going wrong? ... or what
>   to look at? ... I wasn't terribly enlightened by the manpage.

The message "Connection refused" generally means the daemon's not running.

John Summerfield
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