[Nagiosplug-help] Tracking down pthread/check_dns problem on CentOS4 w/ 1.4.2 plugins.

John P. Rouillard rouilj at cs.umb.edu
Tue Nov 29 20:14:08 CET 2005

In message <9DBE7E39-F406-4A19-868D-70CF179A7866 at altinity.com>,
Ton Voon writes:

>On 29 Nov 2005, at 16:40, John P. Rouillard wrote:
>>> Are you saying that if you run it 10 times, it is 100% successful?
>> If I run "run_tests 10" 10 times, I get a 2 of the 10 element runs
>> to fail on avergae, but I have had a run of 15 error free. I am just
>> guessing, but it may be load related. If I pause between the runs, it
>> seems less likely to happen. However I never had a run of 1000 pass.
>> [... run details deleted]
>> Not sure if the data is of any use, but more runs seems to be better.
>I agree this is a pain to detect. If there are any ideas on a better  
>test, I'm all ears.
>What about running 100 x iterations of 10? If there is any failure,  
>break out and apply fix. If all 100 are okay, then assume system is  

Sounds reasonable. Running small batches also has the advantage that
it doesn't look like the configure has stalled.

				-- rouilj
John Rouillard
My employers don't acknowledge my existence much less my opinions.

More information about the Help mailing list