[Mageia-sysadm] [sysadmin-reports] Hobbit  alamut.mageia.org:hobbitd warning (YELLOW)
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Mon Jan 16 17:25:41 CET 2012
Le lundi 16 janvier 2012 à 16:59 +0100, nicolas vigier a écrit :
> 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" :
Yep, but after it fail since it try to loopup in the process table for a
process called xymon ( who doesn't exist ).
So we need to add our own status command, which thankfully was already
done by the script used to start xymon.
I pushed this on svn, see commit r2281 and r2279.
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