keeping dccm, dccifd, and dccd running

Kelsey Cummings kgc@sonic.net
Thu Mar 31 00:15:12 UTC 2005


On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 04:31:26PM -0700, Vernon Schryver wrote:
> So would it be worthwhile to add "-P rlimit" to all three daemons
> to cause them to restart themselves if they ever stop unexpectedly?
> (rlimit=seconds to delay consecutive restarts for rate limiting).
> 
> Or should something like -P5 be the default, 
> with -P0 to turn off the restart mechanism?

Yes!

...
> On the third hand, they're not substitutes for shell scripts that 
> check to see that the process is not only still running but working.

FWIW, I've had problems with dccd/dccifd exiting unexpectedly but I have
never seen either one of them go catatonic.

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