Solved

Daemon not Shutting down at run level change.

Posted on 2006-11-05
4
356 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
We're running a cold backup and we change runlevels to do this.

I am not a big UNIX guy, but our UNIX guy is on vacation. So it's my job.

One of the daemons is hung on stopping on the rc scripts and it's been hung for a while.  Can I tell it to move on to the next thing and just hard shut it down.  It's the Veritas volume administrator daemon.  We don't use VxVM, so it's not a big deal.

Anyway.  Is there a way to force it to stop, move on, ignore, etc?

this is HP-UX 11.11.
0
Comment
Question by:flood_land
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 45

Accepted Solution

by:
Kent Olsen earned 250 total points
ID: 17878234
Hi flood_land,

Kill the task.  Enter "ps -ef" to find the task.  Then enter "kill <task_number>".   Task_number was displayed by the "ps" command.

The daemon may trap and ignore a simple kill signal.  If so, try "kill -9 <task_number>".  It should terminate for that signal.


Good Luck!
Kent
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:JJSmith
JJSmith earned 250 total points
ID: 17942990

Something like Veritas Volume manager would probably be started by one of the scripts in /sbin/init.d directory.

If you can identify them with something like ' grep -l vx  /sbin/init.d/* ' then you should be able to call the scripts with a stop argument.

If it's hanging; are you absolutely sure you are not using Veritas - I know some HP-UX systems were shipped with the root volume group under veritas rather than HP's LVM.

If you're not using veritas then someone needs to look at the parameter files in /etc/rc.config.d to stop the processes starting when the machine boots.

Cheers
JJ
 
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I have been running these systems for a few years now and I am just very happy with them.   I just wanted to share the manual that I have created for upgrades and other things.  Oooh yes! FreeBSD makes me happy (as a server), no maintenance and I al…
Every server (virtual or physical) needs a console: and the console can be provided through hardware directly connected, software for remote connections, local connections, through a KVM, etc. This document explains the different types of consol…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
In a previous video, we went over how to export a DynamoDB table into Amazon S3.  In this video, we show how to load the export from S3 into a DynamoDB table.

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question