[Logwatch-Devel] Re: [Logwatch] logwatch

Mike Tremaine mgt at stellarcore.net
Mon Jan 23 09:22:57 MST 2006


On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 09:44 -0600, J J Urich wrote:
> Mike,
> 
> I agree it is local config issue on our end, but seems logwatch is 
> implementing the df in a rather lame way (in my humble opinion).  It 
> appears to me the zz-disk-space script is truly just trying to gather 
> info about local disks (as the |grep '/^dev/' indicates).  With this in 
> mind why is it waisting cpu cycles querying NFS mounted devices?  If all 
> we're interested in is local devices, then don't even look at NFS.  What 
> if the NFS server is down and it is a hard nfs mount point?  The way the 
> script is written, wouldn't it hang with the dreaded NFS server not 
> responding message?
> 
> Cheers,

Yes to everything... Bjorn post a detailed suggestion, which is we
change the defaults. This is what will go into CVS shortly.

-Mike

[PS Anyone have access to HP-UX still so we can get good default with -l
-x functionality??]





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