[LFS Trac] #2160: Bootscript functions handle stale pid files poorly

LFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 26 06:05:23 PDT 2008


#2160: Bootscript functions handle stale pid files poorly
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 Reporter:  dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect                           |       Status:  new                          
 Priority:  normal                           |    Milestone:  7.0                          
Component:  Bootscripts                      |      Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  critical                         |   Resolution:                               
 Keywords:                                   |  
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Comment (by dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org):

 Replying to [comment:1 Bryan Kadzban]:
 > I'm a bit surprised that the existing cleanfs file didn't remove those
 stale .pid files, actually.  Or weren't they in /var/run?
 >
 > Or is S50 too late to clean up the .pid files that you use?

 I hadn't actually thought of that at all, and now I'm surprised, too. They
 are in /var/run, and looking at cleanfs, I don't have any idea why they
 wouldn't be cleaned up.

 I'll try to check it out the next time the system doesn't shut down
 cleanly, but I would think we don't want to rely on cleanfs for this.

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