20Apr/130

Fixing non-terminating cacti shell scripts

Cacti is a really useful tool when it comes to monitoring/graphing the state of a linux system like CPU load, free diskspace, database stats etc. utilizing the RRD-Tool. But recently I encountered, that one of my shellscript-based cacti data-input-method didn't terminate as expected, driving my CPU crazy. It took me some time to track down the cause, so I thought it might be worth writing a line or two about it. Continue reading...