On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 09:52:29AM +0100, Russell Coker wrote: > The attached "ps axf" output is from a machine running the latest woody setup. > It's running 2.4.20 on a SMP machine. > > run-parts doesn't seem to be waiting on child processes, does anyone have an > idea why? > > I haven't filed a bug report because I'm sure that if this was a simple bug in > run-parts then it would have been fixed long ago, so I'm sure that it must be > something more complex. > > If anyone has any suggestions then please let me know. I've left the machine > in the same state so that I can run any tests you suggest. I've seen these also, though I've never actually looked into why. Usually I send a SIGCHLD to run-parts to encourage it to continue. If you do them all at once you may find your machine loaded a bit as all the run-parts complete. HTH, -- Martijn van Oosterhout <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/ > Support bacteria! They're the only culture some people have.
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