On 18 September 2011 01:14, Jamie Cameron <jcameron@...> wrote:
> On 17/Sep/2011 20:06 Advrk Aplmrkt <avkaplmkt@...> wrote ..
>> I installed and setup a Tor relay on my Scientific Linux 6.1 server
>> with latest Webmin. After installation, Webmin automatically added a
>> daily log rotation entry for Tor, but I deleted the entry. This is
>> because I observed that whenever Webmin rotates the log, Tor hangs for
>> some reason...
>> After a week, Webmin re-added the log rotation entry on its own
>> accord! So I deleted the entry again, but the same thing happened
>> again this week.
>> What can I do to prevent either:
>> (1) Webmin from automatically adding the log file rotation entry for Tor
>> (2) Figure out why log file rotation might hang a Tor relay? (the
>> specific symptom is that the the Tor process would be "not running,
>> though PID is present")
> Webmin never creates log rotation entries unless you are using the
> Log File Rotation mode to do it .. or you are using Virtualmin, in
> which case they are only created for your domains' Apache logs.
> So I would suggest looking for another cause, like perhaps a Tor
> package update?
> - Jamie
There was indeed a package update at around the time the Tor process
stopped. I will investigate along that direction, then.
Thanks for your suggestion!