I’m seeing an issue when I’m running chef-solo bringing up a new
server. Most of the recipes run OK, but when it comes to starting up
a service, it just pauses. Looking at it on another ssh session, I
see there’s no activity, and there’s an unreaped zombie called (for
example) chef-indexer. Same thing happens with couchdb which is using
the Ubuntu-supplied init script, so hopefully it’s not just poor init
script writing skills on my part!
When I then run
sudo /etc/init.d/chef-indexer restart (or whatever,
for the service that’s currently causing it to stick) it’ll carry on
working its way through the recipes, and the zombie will have
I’ll dig into it a bit further over the next few days, but I just
thought I’d throw it out there, see if anybody else had seen this too?
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