[Nagiosplug-help] nagios-statd kernel error in /var/log/messages

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Mon Nov 1 13:22:10 CET 2004

Anjan Dave wrote:
> I am seeing this message in the /var/log/messages on the client that
> simply runs the nagios_statd:
> kernel: application bug: nagios-statd(1576) has SIGCHLD set to SIG_IGN
> but calls wait().
> Is there a simple solution for this? I am seeing this on a number of
> hosts...this host is RHAS 3.0

Yes. Add the line
at the proper place in nagios_statd.c, or possibly look for a loop using 
the signal(2) system call and add a a 'continue' loop control statement 
when the signal number to set equals SIGCHLD.

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
OP5 AB                             www.op5.se
Lead Developer

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