Bug 37473 - missing status & stop reports failure always in initscripts
Summary: missing status & stop reports failure always in initscripts
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: radiusd-cistron
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Powers
QA Contact:
: 40326 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-04-24 19:56 UTC by Zing
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2001-04-27 13:28:05 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
init script modifications - status & stop (925 bytes, patch)
2001-04-24 19:57 UTC, Zing
no flags Details | Diff
status -> rhstatus (368 bytes, patch)
2001-04-25 16:13 UTC, Zing
no flags Details | Diff
closing brace missing (280 bytes, patch)
2001-04-25 16:14 UTC, Zing
no flags Details | Diff

Description Zing 2001-04-24 19:56:31 UTC
I'm attaching a minor patch that adds status support and, at least on my 
machine, correctly kills the running radiusd by just sending a kill to 
only radwatch; otherwise stopping radiusd would always report [FAILED].


Comment 1 Zing 2001-04-24 19:57:45 UTC
Created attachment 16287 [details]
init script modifications - status & stop

Comment 2 Tim Powers 2001-04-25 03:38:24 UTC
I merged your patch in with mine. I have pushed the updated package into




Please take a look at these and let me know if they are OK, also let me know if
there are further issues.


Comment 3 Zing 2001-04-25 16:12:35 UTC
I think radvd was some other bug? :)

1. The status part of the patch didn't seem to fully apply.  It'll seg fault.  
New patch included.

2. New bug, the closing "fi" in the preun script is missing.  that'll cause 
upgrade failure.  patch included for spec file...


Comment 4 Zing 2001-04-25 16:13:21 UTC
Created attachment 16405 [details]
status -> rhstatus

Comment 5 Zing 2001-04-25 16:14:03 UTC
Created attachment 16406 [details]
closing brace missing

Comment 6 Tim Powers 2001-04-25 16:37:59 UTC
Take a look at the poackage again, I uploaded the wrong build of it lakst night,
download it again.

Oh, and the status vs rhstatus thing can stay the same, I had to merge the patch
by hand, and since this is how status is used in mopst of mour other initscripts
that's how I put it in.

Download it again and tell me what you think.


Comment 7 Zing 2001-04-25 18:40:40 UTC
Nope, same problems... 

1.  we now have two functions called status()!  One's pulled in from the top of 
the init script ("./etc/init.d/functions") and the one you edited in... if you 
want to, just get rid of the status() function manually edited in and 
call "status radiusd"  from the case status switch at the bottom.

2. the missing "fi" is still missing from the spec file.

3. stopping and starting functions work :)


Comment 8 Tim Powers 2001-04-25 19:48:51 UTC
OK. radiusd-cistron-1.6.4-5 has been uploaded to people.redhat.com/timp/RPMS.
That should do it.

Please note that since there is a typo in the %preun script in the package as
shipped in Powertools 7.1 you will have to do this to install the fixed package,
unfortuantely there is no other way around the problem:

 # /sbin/service radiusd stop
 # /sbin/chkconfig --del radiusd
 # rpm -e --noscripts radiusd-cistron
 # rpm -ivh radiusd-cistron-1.6.4-5.i386.rpm


Comment 9 Zing 2001-04-25 20:07:49 UTC
That did it!


Comment 10 Tim Powers 2001-04-27 13:28:00 UTC
Resolving this as rawhide since that's where the package is now located.

Comment 11 Tim Powers 2001-05-12 15:41:57 UTC
*** Bug 40326 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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