Re: Sysklogd startup dying

Ulrich Windl (
Fri, 3 May 1996 09:05:56 +0200

On 2 May 96 at 11:32, Bill Earnest wrote:

> I had seen similar problems with the startup, but in my case, it
> was klogd that tended to die. It's inelegant, but adding a "sleep 1"
> between the 2 invocations in the startup script has solved the problem
> here. Someone needs to trace down the race condition.

May it's because these processes "auto-background" themselves. If
they do that before opening their sockets, the second process might
try to access the socket that's not open yet. But wouldn't that give
an error message?

> Bill Earnest
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