[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#719273: sysvinit-utils: /bin/pidof fails when there are stuck NFS mount points, preventing shutdown

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Sun Dec 31 14:49:16 UTC 2017

pDaniel Povey]
> 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.

Perhaps something to send upstream,
<URL: https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/sysvinit/ >?   Someone
recently showed up on the upstream mailing list and offered to update
upstream source. :)

Happy hacking
Petter Reinholdtsen

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