FreeBSD 8.2-stable: devd fails to restart
wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Feb 6 07:08:58 UTC 2012
On Sat, 4 Feb 2012, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> On Sat, 04 Feb 2012 10:34:19 -0700 (MST)
> Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
>> Possibly relevant:
>> (Using DHCP from /etc/rc.conf leaves a lock on devd.pid. SYNCDHCP does
>> And the thread:
> Yes, it seems to be that problem. Tested on my other machine, which hasn't changed since the problem was discovered:
> root at kg-v7# service devd status
> devd is not running.
> root at kg-v7# ll /var/run/devd.pid
> -rw------- 1 root wheel 3 Jan 12 20:40 /var/run/devd.pid
> root at kg-v7# lsof /var/run/devd.pid
> COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NODE NAME
> dhclient 1075 root 5w VREG 0,70 3 918547 /var/run/devd.pid
> dhclient 1091 _dhcp 5w VREG 0,70 3 918547 /var/run/devd.pid
> root at kg-v7#
> So, if this was worked on back in 2009, why isn't fixed yet?
I switched to using SYNCDHCP which avoids the problem, didn't enter a
PR, and quickly forgot about it. It would be nice to have it fixed.
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