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Re: [multitail] WARNING



>  I was monitoring a geographically distant email server via
>  ssh and multitail when I got a call that no one (multiple
>  customers) can access their email.
>  It *appears* that multitail has filled up my process table with
>  zombie ('tail <defunct>') processes.  Multitail was the only
>  thing running that would have created a tail process as best
>  as I can tell.
>  I was able to run a 'ps xauw' and saw many, many of these zombies.
>  I am now having someone in the area drive to the machine to
>  hard reset it (because the process table is full and I have
>  not been able to run shutdown on my existing ssh connection,
>  due to '-bash: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable'.  Lucky
>  I got the ps to run.
>  I'll send more information after the email server is rebooted
>  (e.g. multitail version, uname info, etc.).

Never had such a problem. Running multitail 24/7 on several servers.

Please also tell me the complete commandline.


Folkert van Heusden

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