[quagga-dev 4444] Re: zebra crashes do not dump core

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Tue Oct 17 22:03:58 BST 2006


Hi Dave,

On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, David Young wrote:

> It must have something to do with zebra reducing its privileges:
>
> # ps aux -p `pgrep zebra`
> USER    PID %CPU %MEM VSZ  RSS TTY STAT STARTED    TIME COMMAND
> quagga 9511  0.0  1.7 488 1128 ?   Ss    6:47PM 0:13.35 /usr/sbin/zebra -d -f /
>
> (It's strange, but top(1) says zebra runs as root.)

{R,S}UID versus EUID I guess.

You can start zebra with '-u root', though that will cause ownership 
of zserv.api to change too - so client daemons would also need to be 
started similarly (if they do not run as root).

regards,
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