[Nut-upsuser] Spurious messages on start

Pedro Côrte-Real pedro at pedrocr.net
Tue Nov 14 04:16:14 CET 2006

On 11/13/06, Peter Selinger <selinger at mathstat.dal.ca> wrote:
> I don't know what their "start-stop-daemon" command does, but assuming
> that it starts upsd as a background process, this could be the source
> of the problem. upsd is intended to be started in the foreground; it
> will put itself in the background once it has connected to the drivers
> and is ready for communication. In other words, it is intended to be
> started as:
>  upsd
> and not
>  upsd &
> If upsd is started in the latter way, then upsmon could be started too

That doesn't seem to be it. start-stop-daemon only does the fork
itself when passed -b and that isn't being passed.


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