[CentOS] BackupPC won't fork after CentOS 5.2 upgrade

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Fri Jul 4 12:15:47 UTC 2008


Ben wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Ben wrote:
>>> For some time now i have been running BackupPC 3.1.0 on CentOS 5.1 
>>> x86_64 however after upgrading to CentOS 5.2 BackupPC will not start.
>>>
>>> "sudo /etc/init.d/backuppc start" return OK but there is no BackupPC 
>>> processes.
>>>
>>> This fails also.
>>> # sudo -u backuppc /usr/bin/BackupPC -d
>>> # echo $?
>>> 0
>>>
>>> This succeeds, but of course does not fork.
>>> # sudo -u backuppc /usr/bin/BackupPC
>>>
>>> So for some reason after the CentOS 5.2 upgrade it will not fork into 
>>> the background.
>>>
>>> I have run the perl debugger over it and up until the fork everything 
>>> is fine.
>>>
>>> Nothing appears in the LOG.
>>>
>>> Any ideas would be appreciated.
>>>
>>> Ben
>>
>> I am running backuppc on 3 CentOS-5.2 machines (and several more on 
>> CentOS-4.6 machines).
>>
>> I had no issues after upgrading to 5.2 on those machines.
> 
> Good to hear.
> 
> Are they i386 or x86_64?  Are they using 3.0 or 3.1?
> 

version 3.1.0 ... 1 x86_64 machine, 2 i386 machines

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