[Linux-HA] v2 ha-log messages?

Jonathan Auerbach Jonathan.B.Auerbach at noaa.gov
Tue Oct 4 09:57:43 MDT 2005


Alan Robertson wrote:
> Jonathan Auerbach wrote:
> ....snipped
>>
>> lrmd[12222]: 2005/09/30_19:26:20 ERROR: Process 12332 failed to redirect
>> stdout for its background child (daemon) processes. This will likely
>> cause those processes to die mysteriously at some later time (terminated
>> by signal SIGPIPE).
> 
> 
> I know exactly what this one is.
> 
> Do you know what resource agent was running when this message came out?
> 

the proceeding log entry was this:

crmd[12223]: 2005/09/30_19:26:20 info: mask(lrm.c:do_lrm_rsc_op):
Performing op start on group_1:MailTo_4

otherwise, I'm not sure which one it came from.

> 
> What it means is that the main resource action (start, stop, etc) has
> finished, but that for some reason, a child process of that resource
> action is still running, and has not redirected its stdout/stderr to
> something else (like /dev/null), and it's still running.
> 
> Since the main process has died, we closed our end of the pipe, and if
> anyone else in one of these still-running child processes tries to write
> to their end of it in the future (like this child process which is still
> running), then it will not be able to, and will get a SIGPIPE signal
> which will likely kill it.
> 
> It is related to this bug:
>     http://www.osdl.org/developer_bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=475
> 
> The "right" system-wide fix for this problem is described here:
>     http://www.osdl.org/developer_bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=756
> 
> The observant will notice that this problem is not yet marked as fixed.
> 


thanks for the info...

Jonathan




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