What is RIP listener (from add optional features)


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Hi folks
What is it / or what does the RIP listener do.
I always thought one said RIP to someone who died so I'm not sure if Windows is trying some "Non earthly communication" here.

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Some sort of BSOD monitoring? Maybe it displays a tombstone when it detects a BSOD?

This is purely a post in jest.
 

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Some sort of BSOD monitoring? Maybe it displays a tombstone when it detects a BSOD?

This is purely a post in jest.
Hi there
At least you got it -- some people are much too serious at times. !!!!

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Sadly, the RIP listener is a real -- if ancient -- thing in UNIX/Linux. It was the process that ran to listen to Routing Information Protocol (v1 and v2) requests, back in the day when RIP was widely used for routing. Brings back memories, in my case. Appreciate the attempt at humor nevertheless. Cheers!
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