[Logwatch] logwatch is DOA - need help/suggestions followup with more info

Dale Morin dale at mustanginternetservices.com
Wed Oct 1 05:40:11 MST 2008


Running "ps -efl | grep logw" gives this:

4 S root     20692 20691  0  80   0 -   444 wait   03:29 ? 
00:00:00 /bin/sh -c /usr/sbin/logwatch
0 R root     20696 20692 42  85   0 -  1578 -      03:29 ? 
01:44:23 /usr/bin/perl -w /usr/sbin/logwatch
0 R root     21449 12115  0  78   0 -   765 -      07:36 pts/0 
00:00:00 grep logw

Running "lsof -p 20696" gives this:

COMMAND    PID USER   FD   TYPE DEVICE    SIZE    NODE NAME
logwatch 20696 root  cwd    DIR    8,1    4096  106497 /root
logwatch 20696 root  rtd    DIR    8,1    4096       2 /
logwatch 20696 root  txt    REG    8,1 1080468   41505 /usr/bin/perl
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1   12412   42330 
/usr/lib/perl/5.8.8/auto/Fcntl/Fcntl.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1   18008   42332 
/usr/lib/perl/5.8.8/auto/File/Glob/Glob.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1 1364388  196917 
/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc-2.7.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1  149328  199013 
/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libm-2.7.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1   38300  196925 
/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libcrypt-2.7.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1  112354  199023 
/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libpthread-2.7.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1  110836   42355 
/usr/lib/perl/5.8.8/auto/POSIX/POSIX.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1  109152  196927 /lib/ld-2.7.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1    9684  196937 
/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libdl-2.7.so
logwatch 20696 root  mem    REG    8,1   15580   42341 
/usr/lib/perl/5.8.8/auto/IO/IO.so
logwatch 20696 root    0r  FIFO    0,6         1377910 pipe
logwatch 20696 root    1w  FIFO    0,6         1377911 pipe
logwatch 20696 root    2w  FIFO    0,6         1377911 pipe
logwatch 20696 root    3r   DIR    8,1   12288   98929 
/usr/share/logwatch/default.conf/services
logwatch 20696 root    7u   REG    0,3       0     505 /sys/kernel/hotplug

Running "lsof -p 20692" gives this:

COMMAND   PID USER   FD   TYPE DEVICE    SIZE    NODE NAME
sh      20692 root  cwd    DIR    8,1    4096  106497 /root
sh      20692 root  rtd    DIR    8,1    4096       2 /
sh      20692 root  txt    REG    8,1   79988  237599 /bin/dash
sh      20692 root  mem    REG    8,1  109152  196927 /lib/ld-2.7.so
sh      20692 root  mem    REG    8,1 1364388  196917 
/lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc-2.7.so
sh      20692 root    0r  FIFO    0,6         1377910 pipe
sh      20692 root    1w  FIFO    0,6         1377911 pipe
sh      20692 root    2w  FIFO    0,6         1377911 pipe
sh      20692 root    7u   REG    0,3       0     505 /sys/kernel/hotplug

Interesting that /sys/kernel/hotplug is last in both???

Maybe something, maybe nothing.

Help?  Suggestions?


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Dale Morin, Mustang Internet Services, Inc.


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