[collectd] collectd-ping: will not retry hostname lookup after startup

Simon Richter sjr at debian.org
Fri Oct 20 10:09:40 CEST 2006


Florian Forster schrieb:

>> as collectd starts early, the network is not yet fully configured at
>> this point (autonegotiation still running etc.). So name lookup does
>> not properly work at this point. The ping plugin then gives up and
>> does not record any data.

> that problem should be possible to handle: We just try to add the host
> in increasing intervals, as Sebastian suggested, too.

Additional difficulty: /etc/resolv.conf might not be ready yet.


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