[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: apache reload v. apache restart

Hash: SHA1

On Sunday, 14.11.2004 at 11:14 +0000, Richard Lyons wrote:

> On Monday 01 November 2004 12:20, Dave Ewart wrote:
> > System: Woody, fully up to date, runs Apache
> > 
> > Recently, after an 'apt-get upgrade', Apache has been dying when doing 
> a
> > logrotate.  I have identified the source of the problem -
> > '/etc/ini.d/apache reload' kills Apache.
> > 
> > So, I've changed it to '/etc/ini.d/apache restart' in the logrotate
> > scripts and this seems OK.
> I'm still trying to find a workaround.  'restart' did not work for me.  
> Doing it by hand from the command line 'stop' followed by 'start' works 
> reliably, but when I put it in the logrotate script it failed too:
>    invoke-rc.d: initscript apache, action "start" failed.
> So I am still restarting manually every time.

That is certainly very strange - I see the same behaviour in the
logrotates as on the command line, i.e. if it fails on the command line,
it fails in logrotate; if it works on the command line, it works in
logrotate too.

- -- 
Dave Ewart - davee@sungate.co.uk - jabber: davee@jabber.org
All email from me is now digitally signed, key from http://www.sungate.co.uk/
Fingerprint: AEC5 9360 0A35 7F66 66E9 82E4 9E10 6769 CD28 DA92

Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux)


Reply to: