[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#719273: Acknowledgement (sysvinit-utils: /bin/pidof fails when there are stuck NFS mount points, preventing shutdown)
dpovey at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 23:23:53 UTC 2017
We're going to check it out early next week, whether it still applies.
The bug it fixes is a situation where pidof reaches a process that's in a
bad state such as D or Z, that might have an executable on a stuck mount
point or something like that, and gets stuck, preventing system maintenance
tasks or shutdown.
On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Ian Jackson <
ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> Control: tags -1 + patch
> Daniel Povey writes ("Bug#719273: Acknowledgement (sysvinit-utils:
> /bin/pidof fails when there are stuck NFS mount points, preventing
> > No-one ever responded to this thread (years ago).
> > We have just noticed the same problem on a newer version of Debian and
> we are
> > going to dig up our old patch and use it.
> > This is an issue for services like rpcbind for which systemd uses the
> > SysV init scripts.
> Thanks for pinging this bug.
> Do you know if the patch still applies to current sysvinit source ?
> Reading a non-unified diff certainly takes me back some years...
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