[hobbit] eternally purple hobbitd_client on the server box

Rob Munsch rmunsch at solutionsforprogress.com
Wed Jan 11 20:52:58 CET 2006

ooookay (and i assume you mean the hobbitd_client service), that does 
indeed make it Go Away - but, if it ever crashes again for any reason, 
it will reappear red then go perma-purple again, requiring another 
manual Drop, yes?

Surely there's a better way to handle this..?

Larry Barber wrote:

> The hobbitd_client only issues a status message when it dies. After a 
> restart it will go purple in a half-hour. You just need to do a "drop" 
> of the hobbitd service.
> Thanks,
> Larry Barber
> On 1/11/06, *Rob Munsch* <rmunsch at solutionsforprogress.com 
> <mailto:rmunsch at solutionsforprogress.com>> wrote:
>     So I'm staring at
>     - Program crashed
>     Fatal signal caught!
>     from the purple hobbitd_client status for the server, which is
>     very odd,
>     considering the server (box itself, not just Hobbit binary...) has
>     been
>     completely restarted about an hour ago.
>     There were some horrible, horrible disk problems (many backups and a
>     fsck.reiserfs later... don't ask) due to someone screwing building
>     power
>     whilst i was away and zapping this box with something like 5
>     restarts in
>     half an hour.  ugh.
>     However, having fixed everything else, and up and running from a clean
>     boot, and ONLY running hobbit.sh from the /hobbit/server dir...  i'm
>     confused.  Hobbitd col shows green.  There's only one hobbitd_client
>     running on the box, and it's the one that appeared when the server
>     itself was started.
>     Why does this happen, and how can i stop it?
>     thanks...
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