Bug 62655 - iptraf rpm doesn't create /var/run/iptraf subdirectory
Summary: iptraf rpm doesn't create /var/run/iptraf subdirectory
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 55243
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: iptraf
Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karsten Hopp
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Reported: 2002-04-03 20:39 UTC by Tom Wood
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-03 20:39:43 UTC

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Description Tom Wood 2002-04-03 20:39:38 UTC
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Description of problem:
For iptraf to create lockfiles and files for statistics, it requires the
directory /var/run/iptraf.  This directory is not created upon the installation
of the rpm.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run "iptraf"

Actual Results:  iftraf returned the error message

Warning: unable to tag this process
Press Enter to continue

Upon pressing enter, and selecting "IP traffic monitor" from the menu, a red
popup box appears with

Warning: unable to lock IP traffic monitor on eth0

Expected Results:  iptraf should have run normally, generating neither of these
error messages.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2002-04-03 22:07:28 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 55243 ***

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