[App_rpt-users] nodes update....

Tim Sawyer tisawyer at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 21:47:33 EDT 2017


The ampersand at the end of your cron command puts the process in the
background every time the job runs. Furthermore, I believe
rc.updatenodelist also deamonizes the process. That's why you have all
those process. Steve's post is the correct approach.

On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 6:28 PM, Steve Siesel <steve at siesel.net> wrote:

>
>
> Since there has been an uptick in the chatter here, I need some help!
>
>
>
> Last week I noticed that my /var/lib/asterisk/rpt_extnodes hadn’t updated
> for several days… What mechanism should be making the nodes to update?
>
> After searching the list archives I decided to add a cron job to the
> crontab
>
>
>
> */10 * * * * /usr/local/bin/rc.updatenodelist &
>
>
>
> That did seem to work however I have a lot of stale processes when I do a
> ps –aux
>
>
>
> Lots of this:
>
>
>
> root     32400  0.0  0.2   5032  2812 ?        S    Jul07   0:04 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32405  0.0  0.0   3640   344 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32417  0.0  0.0   3640   372 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32422  0.0  0.0   3640   364 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32427  0.0  0.0   3640   360 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32432  0.0  0.0   3640   372 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32442  0.0  0.0   3640   364 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32450  0.0  0.2   5028  2812 ?        S    Jul07   0:04 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32497  0.0  0.0   3640   352 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32501  0.0  0.0   3640   340 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32509  0.0  0.0   3640   352 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32525  0.0  0.2   5028  2812 ?        S    Jul07   0:04 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32530  0.0  0.2   4952  2736 ?        S    Jul09   0:02 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32534  0.0  0.0   3640   324 ?        S    19:32   0:00 sleep 7200
>
> root     32539  0.0  0.0   3640   364 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32542  0.0  0.0   3640   332 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32547  0.0  0.0   3640   372 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32566  0.0  0.0   3640   344 ?        S    19:32   0:00 sleep 7200
>
> root     32568  0.0  0.2   5012  2796 ?        S    Jul07   0:04 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32571  0.0  0.0   3640   368 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32574  0.0  0.0   3640   364 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32582  0.0  0.2   5040  2816 ?        S    Jul06   0:05 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32589  0.0  0.2   4876  2660 ?        S    19:20   0:00 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32608  0.0  0.0   3640   376 ?        S    19:32   0:00 sleep 7200
>
> root     32615  0.0  0.0   3640   368 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32620  0.0  0.0   3640   324 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32625  0.0  0.0   3640   332 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32633  0.0  0.0   3640   344 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32634  0.0  0.2   5032  2816 ?        S    Jul06   0:04 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32635  0.0  0.0   3640   328 ?        S    19:32   0:00 sleep 7200
>
> root     32674  0.0  0.0   3640   376 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32685  0.0  0.0   3640   364 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32686  0.0  0.2   4956  2740 ?        S    Jul09   0:02 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32691  0.0  0.0   3640   332 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32696  0.0  0.0   3640   364 ?        S    21:24   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32702  0.0  0.3   5080  2864 ?        S    Jul05   0:06 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32725  0.0  0.0   3640   356 ?        S    21:25   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32731  0.0  0.0   3640   364 ?        S    21:25   0:00 sleep 600
>
> root     32766  0.0  0.2   4920  2756 ?        S    00:20   0:01 /bin/bash
> /usr/local/bin/rc.updat
>
> root     32767  0.0  0.0   3640   348 ?        S    21:25   0:00 sleep 600
>
>
>
> Can someone help me clean this up?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Steve
>
> K4KSA
>
>
>
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