[smokeping-users] /etc/init.d start script question

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Dec 7 15:59:56 CET 2007

The problem is, that while speedy quickli detects the config
change, the daemon will not react equally fast. So it may be that
while the webif already expects new rrdfiles to be found, the
daemon has not yet created them. This results in error messages ...


Today Niko Tyni wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 04:25:17PM +0200, Dez Cadena wrote:
> > Doug Lochart wrote:
> >
> > > Do the speedy_backend processes need to be terminated when a config
> > > file change takes place?
> > >
> > in short, no :)
> That's the theory, right. In practice, I have had one or two reports of
> speedy_backend getting confused over configuration file changes, at least
> http://bugs.debian.org/397609 . This is what I put in the Debian package:
>  If you have problems getting the CGI to reload your configuration
>  file after changes, you may have to kill lingering speedy_backend
>  processes. See #397609. This should not happen, but I haven't found
>  the bug yet. If you have a reproducible way to trigger this,
>  please send me your configuration files before and after the change.
> Cheers,

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten
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