[RC5] pause-watch-plist

steven_nikkel at ertyu.org steven_nikkel at ertyu.org
Thu Jan 27 11:33:18 EST 2011

It actually trolls through /proc/<pid>/cmdline searching for a match on
Linux. If the watch plist doesn't work I sometimes will use an outside
script that watches for the process and writes and removes a pause file
for the client.

> I am looking to pause the client when specific programs are running on
> a server.  I currently have: pause-watch-plist=top
> in the ini file, and this seems to work.  But when I add other entries
> as follows
> pause-watch-plist=top|hfss|hf3d
> I have also tried
> pause-watch-plist=hf3d
> Neither seems to work.  I believe that it is the "ps" command that is
> being run which is causing some grief.  Do someone know what arguments
> are being passed with the ps command?  I would like to manually run it
> the same way, and see what happens.
> DNETC Version:
> dnetc v2.9108-517-CFR-10021519 for Linux (Linux 2.6.9-89.ELlargesmp).
> OS:
> LSB Version:
> :core-3.0-amd64:core-3.0-ia32:core-3.0-noarch:graphics-3.0-amd64:graphics-3.0-ia32:graphics-3.0-noarch
> Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseES
> Description:    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 8)
> Release:        4
> Codename:       NahantUpdate8
> Thank you
> PHilippe

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