[rc5] Monitoring clients

Jude Giampaolo jude at ruf2ece.psu.edu
Thu Jul 17 16:25:19 EDT 1997


Someone named Bill Plein told me:
> >
> >That's nice and all, but I was originally more concerned with restarting
> >client when someone decideds to reboot the machines. (No, I'm not root on
> >all of them)
> 
> If you are not root, then you need to set up a user cron job. I have set up
> one (I am not online right now so I don't have access to it) that does
> something like this:
> 
> #!/bin/sh
> # This is runrc5
> cd /home/bill/rc5
> killall -HUP rc5v2 2> /dev/null
> ./rc5v2 &

Gack! I decided just to have cron strart up the client at midnight
everynight and I have the client configured to run for 11 hours.  I
know this isn't ideal, but it seems to be the smoothest solution I've
been able to come up with so far.

-- 
Jude Charles Giampaolo
Penn State University
jude at ktb.ee.psu.edu

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