[smokeping-users] Upgrade 2.1.1 -> 2.2.3 smokeping hangs
vinny at tellurian.com
Mon Oct 15 22:09:39 CEST 2007
Oh thanks for finding this. At least I know I'm not going crazy. :) Well, not from this anyway...
Sorrell, Al wrote:
> I haven't seen any comments regarding why this change was originally
> made from 127.0.0.1 to 0.0.0.1 ?
> According to CHANGES:
> 2007/08/30 -- released version 2.2.0
> * do not use 127.0.0.1 when testing echoping and curl functionality.
> There may be someone
> behind this address. -- Michael Hanselmann public hansmi ch
> Is there any reason not to change this back? Isn't this just the
> loopback device which should always exist? I don't understand the
> comment... Tobi?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: smokeping-users-bounces at lists.oetiker.ch
>> [mailto:smokeping-users-bounces at lists.oetiker.ch] On Behalf
>> Of Steven Bytnar
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 12:19 PM
>> To: smokeping-users at lists.oetiker.ch
>> Subject: Re: [smokeping-users] Upgrade 2.1.1 -> 2.2.3 smokeping hangs
>> Back on Sep 10, 2007, Vinny Abello complained about a hang in
>> Smokeping when
>> upgrading from 2.1.0 to 2.2.3.
>> Well, I just tried upgrading from 2.1.1 to 2.2.4 and
>> discovered what the
>> problem is. echoping and 0.0.0.1 don't mix well. When
>> comparing the source
>> differences, I noticed that after 2.1.1, 127.0.0.1 was
>> changed to 0.0.0.1
>> in several of the probes.
>> In the directory lib/Smokeping/probes, these files:
>> need to have 0.0.0.1 changed back to 127.0.0.1 to workaround
>> what seems
>> like a hang. The hang turns out to be a really long delay.
>> % time echoping -A -h / 127.0.0.1
>> Elapsed time: 0.032856 seconds
>> 0.001u 0.003s 0:00.14 0.0% 0+0k 0+0io 0pf+0w
>> That's .14 seconds to run the command test.
>> % time echoping -A -h / 0.0.0.1
>> Can't connect to server (Operation timed out)
>> 0.001u 0.002s 1:14.78 0.0% 0+0k 0+0io 0pf+0w
>> That winds up being 1 minute 14 seconds for every EchoPing
>> command test.
>> % time echoping -A -t 1 -h / 0.0.0.1
>> Timeout while connecting
>> 0.000u 0.002s 0:01.20 0.0% 0+0k 0+0io 0pf+0w
>> Adding "-t 1" reduces the delay to just over 1 second.
>> I don't want any delay during startup, so I changed all
>> 0.0.0.1 references
>> back to 127.0.0.1.
>> It would be nice if smokeping actually printed useful
>> information about
>> intialization when --debug is used. A debug message that said
>> "Testing EchoPingHttp" would've helped me find the problem
>> much quicker.
>> Vinny Abello wrote:
>>> Tried it and it was taking forever... :)
>>> I was just hoping someone would say, "Oh, when that
>> happens, look to this as the problem." No such luck I guess. :-/
>>> Tobias Oetiker wrote:
>>>> Hi Vinny,
>>>> try divide and conquer
>>>> Yesterday Vinny Abello wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> I'm sure I'm missing something somewhere, but I'm trying
>> to upgrade from Smokeping 2.1.0 (from the FreeBSD ports) to
>> Smokeping 2.2.3 (manually as the port isn't yet updated).
>> I've done this successfully in the past with earlier versions
>> a few times while waiting for the port to be upgraded. This
>> time around for some reason, after copying all the new files
>> and customizing them to reflect the same paths as my previous
>> ones, I cannot successfully start the Smokeping daemon. It
>> doesn't throw any errors at all. It simply hangs. I cannot
>> get any output even with the debugging switch. If I point it
>> to the included config.dist file in the 2.2.3 distribution
>> with a few minor changes to reflect the location of things on
>> my system, smokeping will start. I cannot see what the
>> difference is except for all my monitors. I can't figure out
>> where it's failing because of the hang and no error messages
>> in any logs or to the screen. I also tried adding all the new
>> features into the config t
>> > r
>>>>> flect the base one. I additionally tried commenting out
>> parts of my config trying to get it to work, but I'm getting
>> nowhere fast. There must be a better way to troubleshoot
>> this. My only thought is something with one or more of the
>> probes I have defined as the config.dist only references fping.
>>>>> Any suggestions on where to find out what's happening or ideas?
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