[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#634839: nagios3-common: init-script check_start possibly returns wrong status

M. Mattern debian-bugreport at mattern.org
Wed Jul 20 12:22:27 UTC 2011

Package: nagios3-common
Version: 3.2.1-2
Severity: minor
Tags: squeeze

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.2
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

The check_started function returns a "not-running" status when it can not find the PID file. But nagios removes the file even though it is runnging. E. g. this occurs if brokermodules are loaded that take a while to uninitialize.

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