[mrtg] Re: lockfile weirdness

Leif Neland leifn at neland.dk
Tue Aug 1 07:29:30 MEST 2000

On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Chris Waltham wrote:

> All,
> I'm using mrtg 2.8.12 to monitor the two NICs on a FreeBSD box. It runs
> great,
> except every 5 minutes (that's how often it is in the cron job) I get an
> email
> to root saying:
> ERROR: I guess another mrtg is running. A lockfile
> (/usr/local/etc/mrtg/mrtg.cfg_l) aged
> 0 seconds is hanging around. If you are sure that no other mrtg
> is running you can remove the lockfile

It seems like two mrtg's are started at the same time.
Do you have two mrtg-lines in crontab?
Or even 2 cron running? (If that's possible..)


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