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Old 11-06-2007, 03:58 AM   #1
jatender
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squid dead but pid file exist


Respected Fiends,
I configured the squid server and its running
excellently. We have approx 2000 users.
Nowadays a messages is coming "SQUID DEAD BUT PID FILE EXIST".
The squid get stopped. But Later on if I start the service it runs for some time and again I have to restart it again.
I will be very thankful if anybody can help me out.
Thanks in Advance
With Regards
Jatender
 
Old 11-06-2007, 06:00 AM   #2
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Unfortunately, that's not much information. Can you post the data from your squid log files leading up to the time that Squid stops working?
 
Old 11-06-2007, 11:55 AM   #3
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So it dies without warning and leaves a pid file so you cannot restart the service? If you are 100% sure the service isn't running, just rename the pid file. Pid files are just text files with a number in them. Pids are usually in /var/run

You can check where it is for your squid by looking in /etc/init.d/<what ever in here starts squid> Restart the service and check to see if the pid comes back /var/run. Check with ps or top to see if it is running, if not start checking logs.
 
  


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