a couple RANCID processes hanging.....

SEGUIN, RONALD ronald.seguin at bell.ca
Tue Apr 22 18:04:51 UTC 2003

I've deleted the following file dated Apr 6 within one of my CVS
directories...will find out during tomorrow's run if it fixed my problem...

-rw-r-----    1 rancid   root            0 Apr  6 22:30 #cvs.rfl.kramer.28342

john heasley wrote:

> Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 06:18:10PM -0400, SEGUIN, RONALD:
> > No telnet processes....but I also noticed I have the following RANCID process
> > running as well....
> >
> > 28739 ?        S      0:00 cvs commit -m updates
> that's one i've never seen before!  my guess would be that you ended up
> with a stale lock in the cvs repository and it's waiting for the lock
> to be freed.  see the cvs manpage for info on it's lock files.
> the other possibility is that it's waiting for input of some kind (which
> i doubt), but you should be able to kill that process and it's output
> should appear in that rancid group's log file.

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