After installing Momentics and the patch on my embedded system, I was unable
to telnet to the computer. Below is the result of a telnet attempt on the
local console, but similar results were obtained from attempts on other
Connected to 0.
Escape character is ‘^]’.
in.telnetd: illegal option – Q
Usage: telnetd [-debug] [-D (options|report|exercise|netdata|ptydata)]
[-u utmp_hostname_length] [-U] [port]
Connection closed by foreign host.
Sure enough, when I look in the /etc/inetd.conf file, there is a line that
includes in.telnetd -Q. Although it isn’t in the telnetd documentation, that
looks like a valid option from other posts I’ve read. Does anyone have a
guess about what my real problem is? Possibly missing a needed file or
The following is from a post in comp.os.qnx, referring to the inetd.conf
telnet stream tcp nowait root /bin/telnetd in.telnetd -Q
The -Q switch is essential since beta6 does not support settings
via termdef (so don’t use the inetd.conf that comes with QNX4).