[mrtg] lockfile messages?

Dan Swartzendruber dswartz at druber.com
Tue Mar 21 21:14:12 MET 2000

I just installed the 2.8.8-1 RPM on mandrake 6.1 (similar to redhat 6.1) 
linux.  Apparently, every time the job runs out of the crontab, I get the 

ERROR: I guess another mrtg is running. A lockfile (./mrtg.cfg_l) aged
1 seconds is hanging around. If you are sure that no other mrtg
is running you can remove the lockfile

This is kind of mystifying, since I have proved (I think) that cron is 
working okay.  I put a
'echo xxx | mail dswartz' into the script that cron runs, and I only see it 
once per invocation of mrtg, so...

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