[sysmon-help] Starting sysmon from /etc/inittab
jared at sysmon.org
Sat Nov 29 23:45:18 EST 2003
On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 09:10:05PM -0600, Jim Vaughan wrote:
> Hello all,
> When I start sysmond via an entry in /etc/inittab like this:
> init tells me that sysmond is respawning too fast. I assume that this is
> because sysmond is forking (a) child process(es), or something like that.
Yes, this is correct.
> When I start sysmond from /etc/inittab with the "-d" option like this:
> sm:3:respawn:/usr/local/bin/sysmond -d
> all is well, and when I kill the sysmond process, it promptly respawns.
> What am I missing out on by using the "-d" option? If I should NOT be using
> the "-d", then is there a way to make sysmond behave correctly under init?
This is what you want to use, the -d option.
It just tells sysmon to not fork, that's it.
> Thanks, JV.
> Jim Vaughan - Mead, NE, USA
> jim at jimvaughan.com
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