I have the same problem. My system-wide fetchmail dies sometimes without any warning, without any apparent reason. I have not yet looked at other init.d scripts like gdm, but would it be possible (logical) to spawn fetchmail (I mean if it die, relaunch it automatically). Christophe On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 12:28:12AM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote: > I'm running a daemonized fetchmail at work, ~1000 messages daily. > > Periodically the daemon dies. No good reason. OK, I can deal with > that. Create an /etc/cron.d/fetchmail file with the following: > > > 3/15 * * * * root /etc/init.d/fetchmail start 1>/dev/null > > ...which should restart fetchmail every fifteen minutes. > > Problem is, it doesn't. > > I've changed the inovcation to read: > > 3,18,33,48 * * * * root /etc/init.d/fetchmail start 1>/dev/null > > Checking just now, the daemon's still running. > > This gets pretty old, really fast, given I live and die by email.... > > Ideas? Thanks. > > -- > Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/ > What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? > We freed Dmitry! Boycott Adobe! Repeal the DMCA! > http://www.freesklyarov.org -- Christophe Barbé <email@example.com> GnuPG FingerPrint: E0F6 FADF 2A5C F072 6AF8 F67A 8F45 2F1E D72C B41E Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.
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