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Bug 136854 - ambiguous return of ECHILD in AS2.1 for ypserv [IT 52242]
ambiguous return of ECHILD in AS2.1 for ypserv [IT 52242]
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ypserv (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Feist
Jay Turner
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Blocks: 143573
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Reported: 2004-10-22 14:41 EDT by Neil Horman
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:08 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0203
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-21 09:21:45 EST
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backport of RHEL3 patch to fix echild death in ypserv (399 bytes, patch)
2004-10-22 14:48 EDT, Neil Horman
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0203 normal SHIPPED_LIVE ypserv bug fix update 2006-03-21 00:00:00 EST

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Description Neil Horman 2004-10-22 14:41:47 EDT
Description of problem:
ypserve occasionally dies with the message:
ypserv[1072]svc_run - poll failed: no child processes

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
unknown at present
Actual results:
ypserve should not die

Expected results:
ypserve should run

Additional info:
This appears to have been fixed in future versions of ypserv by simply
ignorign the ECHILD result.
Comment 1 Neil Horman 2004-10-22 14:48:36 EDT
Created attachment 105668 [details]
backport of RHEL3 patch to fix echild death in ypserv

This is a backport of the ypserv patch in RHEL3 to prevent this error
Comment 2 Chris Feist 2004-10-22 18:43:32 EDT
The patched package has been added to the dist-2.1AS-errata-candidate

The new package name is - ypserv-2.8-9.21.i386.rpm
Comment 3 Neil Horman 2004-10-22 19:45:20 EDT
beautiful.  Thanks!
Comment 4 Neil Horman 2005-03-03 13:08:50 EST
Since this is checked in, should it be in modified state?
Comment 5 Chris Feist 2005-03-03 13:44:26 EST
Yes, I didn't assign to myself when I fixed it.  Moving to modified now.
Comment 17 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-21 09:21:45 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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