Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1293995
atop.service fails to start
Last modified: 2016-12-20 12:21:39 EST
Description of problem:
On reboot atop.service fails to start with the following message:
atop.service: PID NNN read from file /var/run/atop.pid does not exist or is a zombie.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Reboot system with running atop service
Steps to Reproduce:
atop.service won't start, subsequent efforts to manual stop/start or restart
the service fail
atop service starts properly
Running the daemon from the command line starts the daemon and creates /var/run/atop.pid
'/var/log/atop/atop.log' has reported 'incompatible header' on upgrades, and
perhaps on some instances where the service is manually restarted by systemctl when the log file for the current day exists:
existing file /var/log/atop/atop_20151106 has incompatible header
existing file /var/log/atop/atop_20151119 has incompatible header
existing file /var/log/atop/atop_20151130 has incompatible header
existing file /var/log/atop/atop_20151221 has incompatible header
These builds fix the issue for me if I start with clean logs:
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