[CentOS] CentOS6 xinetd failure

Tue Dec 10 13:37:16 UTC 2013
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Lars Hecking <lhecking at users.sourceforge.net>

> One thing I have noticed on CentOS6 is that rsync via xinetd never
> works after a reboot. It always takes an additional, post-reboot
> service xinetd restart to get it going. That has been the same for
> all revisions up to and including 6.5, and I've seen it on more than
> just machine.
> While I don't see such a message on other problem machines, the latest
> reboot gave me a clue:
> Dec  9 23:28:36 host xinetd[21131]: bind failed (Address already in use (errno = 
> 98)). service = rsync
> Dec  9 23:28:36 host xinetd[21131]: Service rsync failed to start and is 
> deactivated.
> Is there any way to debug this? I suspect it needs to be debugged
> during reboot since the service starts up fine later.

"Address already in use" => check what is listening on port 873?
In the rsync xinetd conf it says IPv6 here...