Cyrus dies

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu May 27 12:01:37 EDT 2004

On Thu, 27 May 2004, Colin Bruce wrote:

> I've checked the cron tables and there are no cron jobs running at the time
> this happens. Unfortunately it isn't possible to run anything when it happens
> because the machine is totally locked. It doesn't even respond to me
> pressing the enter key on the console. I can try running top beforehand
> and hopefully when it happens it will show something but I think it will
> stop displaying.

If even the console isn't responding to the enter key I'm hard pressed to 
believe that cyrus is at fault.

> The last time master was started was May 17 at 18:36:53. What events could
> it be running? I know there are some mentioned in the config files but are
> there any that are hard coded that might be running?

Only those listed in the config file.

> I had a look at the logfiles afterwards last night and everything stops.
> There are no entries in the log files between 9:17PM and 9:35PM. Afterwards
> everything returns to normal.


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