Cleaning-up stale PID files on reboot
list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com
Fri Nov 25 17:46:53 GMT 2005
I start mlnet, the daemon part of mldonkey, from it's local rc.d script on
bootup. If mlnet isn't shutdown properly, it leaves behind a pid file that
prevents the daemon running until I notice and manually delete the file.
What's the best way to deal with this? I was wondering if there is some
standard place to clean-up after an improper shutdown.
Is mlnet doing something wrong? I don't get the same problem with other
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