[App_rpt-users] stats page, stat post obsessing

Stephen Rodgers sales at qrvc.com
Tue May 26 23:34:31 EDT 2009


Stephen Rodgers wrote:
> Don Russell wrote:
>> can't get to stats.allstarlink.org page.
>>
>> also my node is unable to get there and its cause multiple, multiple instances of wget
>> to appear.  I don't think the statpost code is handling failures to get to the stats page very well.
>> its kind of obsessing over retrys and not killing of the children. 
>> I killed off all of them just before I loaded the browser and went to 
>> hotmail to send this. I just checked and this is what I got.
>>
>> ps -ax output:
>>
>> 18197 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390510&s
>> 18202 ?        S      0:00 sleep 600
>> 18224 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390522&s
>> 18234 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390543&s
>> 18235 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390556&s
>> 18237 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390577&s
>> 18238 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390589&s
>> 18240 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390610&s
>> 18242 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390622&s
>> 18243 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390643&s
>> 18246 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390655&s
>> 18248 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390676&s
>> 18250 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390689&s
>> 18252 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390710&s
>> 18254 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390722&s
>> 18257 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390743&s
>> 18258 ?        S      0:00 /usr/bin/wget -q --output-document=/dev/null http://stats.allstarlink.org/uhandler.php?node=2090&time=1243390755&s
>>
>> they don't seem to be chewing up too much cpu, I wonder if there is a switch to tell wget to die off and not replicate.
>>
>> Don
>> W9DRR
>>
>>  
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> 
> There actually is a timeout switch for wget!
> 
> Try adding --timeout=15 to the following line in rpt.conf like this:
> 
> statpost_program=/bin/wget,-q,--timeout=15,--output-document=/dev/null
> 
> Steve
> WA6ZFT
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Update:

You also have to specify *one try* only else it keeps trying:


statpost_program=/bin/wget,-q,--timeout=15,--tries=1,--output-document=/dev/null


Steve
WA6ZFT



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