[mythtv-users] Trouble with monit
tino.keitel at gmx.de
Tue May 13 08:57:17 UTC 2008
On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 09:17:12 +0100, Andrew Williams wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 05:53:33PM +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
> > I'd throw away monit and use runit, which does real service supervision
> > by connecting to the daemons controlling terminal, and is very clean
> > and stable. I started to use it just for mythbackend, and now use it as
> > the init system on all of my private computers.
> While I see the advantage of a init replacement that does real process
> management on all levels (not just what is defined in inittab) I feel
> its a little lacking.
> One of the key features I use in Monit is the service checks, poking
> ports or checking memory usage. A process that hits a infinite loop and
We are getting totally off topic here, but...
The check for memory usage can also be covered by runit by using chpst
to start the daemon. chpst can run a daemon in a special environment,
with defined env variables, UID, GIDs, and also a maximum memory usage.
chpst is part of runit.
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