[rancid] Old lockfile still exists

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed May 13 13:17:16 UTC 2015

Wed, May 13, 2015 at 09:08:05AM -0400, Gerhard Mourani:
> Hello List,
> Since a week ago I’ve started to receive this message every time the rancid script run to get backups.
> Old lockfile still exists:
> -rw-r----- 1 rancid rancid 0 May 12 12:01 /tmp/.Fortinet.run.lock
> The above happen only for Fortigate devices and not for the other (Cisco, Brocade, etc..) which work fine.
> Even if I remove the /tmp/.Fortinet.run.lock file, the next time the script run the problem happen again!
> Someone have an idea about how to fix it?

it must be hanging on one or more of those devices.  ktrace/strace the
processes to see what theyre doing.

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