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Starting INET services. (xinetd) failed

xinetd is not starting

root@linux:~ # service xinetd start
Starting INET services. (xinetd) failed

No services managed by xinetd are available

root@linux:~ # tail -20 /var/log/messages
Oct 9 06:15:04 linux run-crons[14711]: eds-ntpdate: OK
Oct 9 06:39:45 linux — MARK —
Oct 9 06:59:45 linux — MARK —
Oct 9 07:15:04 linux run-crons[31922]: eds-ntpdate: OK
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/chargen [file=/etc/xinetd.conf] [line=26]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/chargen-udp [file=/etc/xinetd.d/chargen-udp] [line=14]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/daytime [file=/etc/xinetd.d/daytime] [line=15]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/daytime-udp [file=/etc/xinetd.d/daytime-udp] [line=14]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/discard [file=/etc/xinetd.d/discard] [line=15]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/discard-udp [file=/etc/xinetd.d/discard-udp] [line=14]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/echo [file=/etc/xinetd.d/echo] [line=15]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/echo-udp [file=/etc/xinetd.d/echo-udp] [line=14]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/netstat [file=/etc/xinetd.d/netstat] [line=15]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/rsync [file=/etc/xinetd.d/rsync] [line=16]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/servers [file=/etc/xinetd.d/servers] [line=12]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/services [file=/etc/xinetd.d/services] [line=14]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/systat [file=/etc/xinetd.d/systat] [line=14]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/time [file=/etc/xinetd.d/time] [line=17]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: Reading included configuration file: /etc/xinetd.d/time-udp [file=/etc/xinetd.d/time-udp] [line=15]
Oct 9 07:30:51 linux xinetd[15114]: 15114 {init_services} no services. Exiting…

Enabling sysstat changing disable = yes to disable = no

root@linux:~ # vi /etc/xinetd.d/sysstat
# Finger, systat and netstat give out user information which may be
# valuable to potential “system crackers.” Many sites choose to disable
# some or all of these services to improve security.
# Try “telnet localhost systat” and “telnet localhost netstat” to see that
# information yourself!
#
service systat
{
disable = no
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
wait = no
user = nobody
server = /bin/ps
server_args = -auwwx
}

Starting service xinetd

root@linux:~ # service xinetd start
Starting INET services. (xinetd) done

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