[hobbit] bbproxy crashes when one of our hobbitds goes down

Amelia Nilsson amelia at linuxchick.se
Fri May 28 10:57:25 CEST 2010

I've replaced the bbproxy.strace file in the link bellow with a new one
that follows child processes since bbproxy is threaded. Sorry for that
if any of you have looked into it already.

Best regards,
Amelia Nilsson

On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 13:33 +0200, Amelia Nilsson wrote:

> Hi all!
> We're experiencing some problems with bbproxy that crashes when one of
> the hobbitds it's sending data to goes down. I've been working to
> reproduce this problem in a testing environment and it's very easily
> reproduced. My test environment contains of two hobbitds, a bbproxy
> and one client, the client is reporting to the hobbitds through the
> bbproxy. When I stop one of the hobbitds it take about 10-30 seconds
> before bbproxy crashes. 
> When this one client sends data every 1 minute the bbproxy will
> survive one of the hobbitds going down and start sending data to it
> when it comes up again. However, in our production environment we push
> one message per second through our bbproxy and when I push one message
> per second through bbproxy in my testing enviroment I experience the
> same problem as in my production environment, bbproxy crashes. To
> recover from this I need to start up the hobbitd again and all of our
> bbproxys.
> I've gathered some data från bbproxy with strace which you could find
> here: http://amelia.linuxchick.se/bbproxy.strace
> Best regards,
> Amelia Nilsson
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