[CentOS] Proftpd hangs

Fri Dec 22 10:10:30 UTC 2006
Will McDonald <wmcdonald at gmail.com>

On 22/12/06, Ferdinando Santacroce <jesus_was_rasta at yahoo.it> wrote:
> Hi all!
> Today I needed to replace my local server.
> Mounting HDs to the new computer, and thanks to kudzu,
> my new server was up and running in less then 5
> minutes... ;-)
> But rebooting I experieced a proftpd hang. The server
> can't wake up proftpd; after remove it from runlevel,
> all  went to the right way, but a "service proftpd
> start" neither works.
> Server was online 1 month far, but I can't remember a
> possibly proftpd update that broken my configs. I only
> added some virtual server, just like I do normally.
> Some ideas?

Which release of CentOS is this? CentOS releases typically use vsftpd
in place of proftpd. Where did you get your proftpd? Is it built from
source or an RPM?

Have you checked /var/log/message for any errors?