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Re: freeBSD startup
On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 10:55:11PM -0500, Velocet wrote: > FreeBSD has a small problem with starting up programs that dont seem to > close all their stdouts, even once redirected (this out of /usr/local/etc/rc.d > and /etc/rc.local and the like). I am not quite sure of the details, just > I know that things that dont do so seem not to be running by the time > init enters the main runlevel. Thus, we have a problem when our nocol > system reboots. > > Anyone else running nocol on freeBSD? How do you start it up? Start it from cron, not from init... there's a "keepalive_monitors" that is well suited to this (I run it every five minutes, personally). > This is actually moot, because we should all have something to > restart it from a crontab when one of the monitors goes down. Its > good to only restart the relevant monitor otherwise we'll get paged > with all the existing criticals again. > > What do you people use? > > /kc > -- > Ken Chase, Director Operations Velocet Communications Inc. > email@example.com Toronto CANADA > -- > "Sometimes two [harmless] words, when put together, strike fear in the > hearts of men -- Microsoft Wallet." - Dave Gilbert -- Russell M. Van Tassell firstname.lastname@example.org "My Reality Check bounced."