[rrd-users] Re: redhat 9 bb server hanging after using rrdtool

Fredrik Wänglund fredrik.wanglund at datavis.se
Tue Oct 28 08:28:08 MET 2003

I've seen the same problem with Apan, An extension to the 
system-management program Nagios (www.nagios.org).
I haven't experienced it myself, but many people have reported problems. 
All of the were running RH9!


Lance Tost wrote:
> I have a redhat 9 (2.4.20-20.9) server that's a Big Brother server (1.9c).  
> The server is a Dell 1550 with 1GB RAM and a 1Ghz CPU.  Last week, I
> installed larrd-0.43c from www.deadcat.net.  Larrd requires RRDTool so I
> grabbed the latest source I could find (1.0.45), compiled and installed.
> It seemed to work fine until my server froze up pretty badly one day.  I 
> could ping it but could not ssh to it.  On the serial console, I got a 
> login prompt so I attempted to log in.  After taking my password, it too 
> froze up.  I had to power cycle it.
> I thought maybe this was a fluke, so I didn't disable larrd/rrdtool.  Over 
> the weekend, it froze up again.  This time, no response at all on the 
> console.
> I've searched my system logs but found no clues.  The only clues I had 
> were the first time it hung, big brother was reporting that the cpu was in 
> system/kernel space 99-100% of the time and 0% idle, 0% user, etc. 
> Anyone run into anything simliar with larrd or any other tools that use 
> rrdtool?
> Thanks

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