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SubjectRe: amanda vs 2.6
On Wednesday 26 November 2003 14:50, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Okay, then we need to figure out what the hung process was doing.
>> Can you find its pid and check /proc/$PID/wchan?

On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 03:23:33PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Ok, repeat, us is PID 1843, so:
> [root@coyote root]# ps -ea|grep su
> 1843 pts/1 00:00:00 su
> [root@coyote root]# cat /proc/1843/wchan
> sys_wait4[root@coyote root]#
> Unforch, echoing a 0 to that variable doesn't fix it, reboot time
> again.
> Do you need my .config?

su had apparently spawned something and is waiting on it in the
wchan you showed. Could you find the shell it spawned as an amanda
user and syslogd (as per Linus' suggestion) also?

-- wli
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