[Mageia-sysadm] [sysadmin-reports] Hobbit [817408] alamut.mageia.org:hobbitd warning (YELLOW)

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Mon Jan 16 16:59:01 CET 2012

On Mon, 16 Jan 2012, Michael Scherer wrote:

> Le lundi 16 janvier 2012 à 14:10 +0200, Buchan Milne a écrit :
> > Why are we restarting xymon every hour?
> > 
> because the initscripts do not have a 'status' command and so xymon is
> restarted by puppet ( in fact, not restarted, just started ). 
> I supposed that xymon initscript would be idempotent and just do
> nothing, and since you were aware of the issue last time we talk, I
> supposed it was not a problem beyong "1 useless line of log". 
> But if this is the reason why xymon is flooding the list ( and i didn't
> figured this was the problem after looking at the code ), I will take a
> look to avoid that. Puppet can surely work around this.

Yes, hasstatus parameter to xymon service can be set to false if
init script does not support "status" :

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