Provided by: latd_1.30_i386
latd - LAT daemon
[-dvVht] [-i interface] [-g greeting] [-s service] [-c circuit-timer]
latd is a daemon that serves incoming and outgoing LAT (Local Area
The parameters for LATD are just defaults, they can all be changed
latd should not be started directly but should be invoked using the
command latcp -s. Any arguments for latd can be added to the latcp -s
command line and many can be set in /etc/latd.conf(5).
-i Set the interface to be used for LAT communication. If this is
not specified then all ethernet interfaces will be used. This
option can be specified multiple times to enable several
-i eth0 -i eth2 Note, only Linux can use more than one ethernet
interface at a time. *BSD versions will use the first available
ethernet adaptor unless it is overridden by -i.
-g Sets the greeting for this node.
-s Set the default service name for this node. The default is the
-c Sets the circuit timer. The default is 80 (ms);
-r Sets the rating for the default service. If the -t switch is not
present this rating will be the maximum rating for the service.
The load average of the machine will be used to recalculate the
rating each time the servuce is announced. This allows terminal
servers to do load balancing.
-t Makes the rating static. It will not change as the system load
-d Don’t fork and run the background. Use this for debugging.
-v Verbose. The more of these there are the more verbose latd will
be. Don’t use more than one for normal operation because it will
seriously impair performance.
-h -? Displays help for using the command.
-V Show the version of latd.
latcp(8), latd.conf(5), llogin(1)