Re: Seti not working on 4.5-STABLE
On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 03:17:27PM +1100, Rob B wrote:
> At 19:22 19/03/2002, Bernd Walter sent this up the stick:
> >On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 02:07:05PM +1100, Rob B wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I'm trying to get the OSF1 client running,
> >> I do have the osf1 module loaded:
> >> erwin# kldstat
> >> Id Refs Address Size Name
> >> 1 3 0xfffffc0000300000 2dda68 kernel
> >> 2 1 0xfffffe0000b70000 20000 osf1.ko
> >> 3 1 0xfffffe0000b96000 28000 linux.ko
> >> I also get a similar result with the Linux client. Do I need any special
> >> magic to get it to work?
> >You may want to check your /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/hosts.
> >AFAIK the osf1 libs are more sensible about propper syntax.
> Continuing on my little setiathome thread, I'm running it from cron thus:
> [root@erwin]/root: crontab -l
> # Run setiathome, and check it every hour
> 0 * * * * cd /usr/local/bin/seti-tru;
> ./setiathome > /dev/null 2> /dev/null
> This is as suggested on the seti website. the issue with this is that the
> lockfile (lock.sah) is not being respected by the client, and cron ends up
> starting the setiathome process every hour.
> Is there a way to test whether the client is running, and not start a new
> process of it if there is one?
You could use /usr/bin/lockf to start the programm.
E.G.: /usr/bin/lockf -t 1 -s ./seti.lock ./setiathome
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