Bug 8791 - /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit majorly screws up inn crash recovery!
/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit majorly screws up inn crash recovery!
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 8550
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-01-24 00:52 EST by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:12 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-24 12:18:32 EST
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2000-01-24 00:52:51 EST
The crash recovery code in /etc/rc.d/rc.news in the inn package depends on
being able to determine that inn crashed because /var/run/news/innd.pid
exists before innd is running.  But /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit blows away

This means that whenever the system crashes and comes back up, News ends up
in an inconsistent state, with article numbers being reused, bogus overview
data for the reused article numbers, etc.  Yuck.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-01-24 12:18:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8550 ***

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