[netflow-tools] Cannot start softflowd without "-d" option
djm at mindrot.org
Tue Dec 13 07:50:27 EST 2005
On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Andreas Brillisauer -- Hetzner Online AG wrote:
> I compiled and installed softlowfd on a Debian (AMD64) machine.
> softflowd works when I use the "-d" or "-D" option.
> The following works:
> softflowd -i eth0 -d
> softflowd -i eth0 -D
> softflowd -i eth0 -d -D
> But this doesn't work:
> softflowd -i eth0
> I only want to start softflowd as daemon and without the debug mode. But
> when I try "softflowd -i eth0" it stops immediately.
What compiler are you using to build softflowd with? gcc 4.x has proved
problematic in the past.
> debian:~# strace /usr/local/sbin/softflowd -i eth0
Could you re-try this trace using:
strace -f /usr/local/sbin/softflowd -i eth0
This will cause it to chase execution into the child process, which seems
to be exiting early.
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