ra refuses to die

Peter Van Epp vanepp at sfu.ca
Tue Jan 10 15:15:49 EST 2006

On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 08:39:48AM +1300, Russell Fulton wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> 	 I am running my watcher script on an obsd system it runs fine until
> midnight when it attempts to close the pipe to ra.  At this point it
> hangs. If I try and kill the ra process from the command line with a
> standard kill command it refuses to die, it does however die with kill -9.
> I think this behaviour has been present since I 'upgraded' ;) this box
> to 206.fixes.
> How should I kill ra processes?
> Cheers, Russell

	So do the sensible thing and don't close ra just steal the log file 
out from under it with mv and it will create a new one ... I do this with 
argus archive on my collector machine (which is reading the traffic via the
net from the sensor machine) and it works fine.

Peter Van Epp / Operations and Technical Support 
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Canada

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