epmd daemon runs after riak stops
jared at basho.com
Tue Oct 16 17:05:09 EDT 2012
You can always add a line to any script you use to stop riak that is
It should be trivial to add that to 'riak stop' if you indeed want that.
On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 10:49 AM, Ciprian Dorin Craciun <
ciprian.craciun at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 12:31 AM, David Lowell <dave at go2ctv.com> wrote:
> > I would like to understand better why '/etc/init.d/riak stop' stops riak,
> > but the 'epmd' daemon continues to run. I would have hoped that when I
> > administratively stop riak on a node that all its various cogs would stop
> > turning.
> > Furthermore, I'm not clear on how the lifecycle of epmd is controled. Is
> > started by any Erlang process that runs, and never stopped?
> > I would appreciate any insights folks could offer. Thanks!
> Indeed this is a very annoying Erlang behaviour, especially when
> running in container environments or highly controlled / automated
> If you are interested in finding more about both the "details" and
> possible hacks, please see my previous posts (both here and on Erlang
> mailing list):
> In short the solution is:
> * trick the erlang process not to start epmd itself; (see the last
> link above;)
> * run epmd yourself as a separate service;
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