On Mon, 08 Sep 2003 22:42:24 -0700, K Anderson wrote > admin wrote: > > running: > > FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE > > > > okay I am having a strange issue. > > > > after the last reboot after my FreeBSD machine became unreachable - and > > required a power cycle. mostly all processes listed in /usr/local/etc/rc.d > > did not start. this only happens very rarely and has happens after FreeBSD > > crashed or is not brought down very cleanly. can somebody recommend a way to > > auto run these scripts - and make sure these files get executed on boot up. > > > > how can I make sure processes are running correctly with automation. > > > > the following line exists in my /etc/defaults/rc.conf file: > > > > --- snip --- > > > > local_startup="/usr/local/etc/rc.d /usr/X11R6/etc/rc.d" # startup script dirs. > > > > --- snip --- > > > > - noah > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > You can create some sort of cron task that checks for running > processes and if it doesn't see it then it starts it up accordingly.
okay cool. thanks for responding. do you have an example of a script that can do this. say the machine does not shut down properly - arent there stale .pid files left behind. how do I account for this in the cron job script? are there other ways to write this script to make sure things start properly and remain running? - Noah _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"