[mythtv-users] Trouble with monit

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun May 11 01:42:41 UTC 2008

On 11/05/2008, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Nick Morrott wrote:
>  > On 10/05/2008, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
>  >
>  >> I restarted the backend
>  >>  fine, but the monit process won't start.  I start it and it says it
>  >>  started, but when I immediately check it with "service monit status" it
>  >>  says it's dead with subsys locked.
>  >>
>  >
>  > This is usually due to a service's stale pidfile which was left behind
>  > when the process aborted. Check /var/run/ for monit's pidfile, delete
>  > it, and then restart the monit service.
>  >
>  >
> I looked but there's no pidfile (I looked for monit.pid).  It still says
>  "monit dead but subsys locked" after I start it and check its status.
>  Could it be under another pidfile name?

Check for (and delete) /var/lock/subsys/monit.

Nick Morrott

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