Re: Two questions

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Fri Jun 02 2000 - 00:10:25 EST

On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 04:05:22PM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    (1) How do I turn off console blanking, i.e., what IOCTL. I need to
    make sure that the last crash is showing on the screen.

Does "setterm -blank 0" work?
    (2) Alexy, you probably know this by heart. I thought that the port number
    used in response to a TCP/IP connection request, was supposed to be a
    "random short int with a value above 1000".
    This is what I get:

No, port numbers for outbound connections are normally allocated
linearly. TCP sequence numbers are pseudo-random.


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