[CentOS] mdmonitor not triggering program on fail events

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Thu Jun 12 08:29:57 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 10:11 +0200, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> > Currently, from what I see, init is calling mdmonitor with these options
> > 
> > mdadm --monitor --scan -f
> > 
> > (note that the --program is not there)
> > 
> > and this is in my /etc/mdadm.conf
> > 
> > MAILADDR root
> > PROGRAM /root/program_2_run.sh
> > 
> > short of hacking the mdmonitor script to hardcode the program there, is
> > there an alternate, more elegant way?
> What's not elegant about that? Sure, an /etc/sysconfig/mdmonitor would
> probably have been better, but it scans the config file for MAIL and
> PROGRAM being in it and would stop otherwise.

Yeah, it scans for either mail OR program being in there but for some
obscure reason, (or perhaps I just don't get how it works) the PROGRAM
to be ran isn't being called out by the mdmonitor init script and I'm
not sure why.

The only thing which I can see is that the option --program is not

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