strange ps behaviour
michaek at mail.ru
Tue May 27 10:25:22 UTC 2008
Oliver Fromme пишет:
> Michael Lednev wrote:
> > Oliver Fromme ?????:
> > > Michael Lednev wrote:
> > > > # pgrep radiusd
> > > > 1105
> > > > 33738
> > > > # ps ax | grep radiusd
> > > > 1105 ?? Ss 2:35,76 /usr/local/sbin/radiusd
> > > > # ps 33738
> > > > PID TT STAT TIME COMMAND
> > >
> > > It seems that the second matching process exited before
> > > the ps command was executed.
> > It's repeatable.
> That means that the radiusd process kept forking short-
> lived child processes, for whatever reason.
keeping constant PID for children?
> > The problem solved by restarting radiusd but it's a
> > little undesirable.
> Sounds like a bug in radiusd was triggered somwhow.
> I don't think there's a problem with ps, because ps
> is unable to show processes that don't exist anymore.
I will try to update radiusd and see whether this problem will show up
again. It arises not very often.
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