[Bug 367769] [NEW] freeradius init script not consistent with radiusd.conf
admin at netlink.ie
Mon Apr 27 08:23:06 BST 2009
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: freeradius
I'm running the latest stable, Ubuntu 9.04. I installed the package
freeradius and freeradius-mysql, along with its dependencies.
It took me 8 hours to figure out why freeradius was not working! I kept getting following errors:
Failed binding to socket: Address already in use
/etc/freeradius/radiusd.conf: Error binding to port for 0.0.0.0 port 1812
root at delta:/etc/freeradius# /etc/init.d/freeradius stop
* Stopping FreeRADIUS daemon freeradius
* /var/run/freeradius/freeradius.pid not found...
This made me think that freeradius was not running, and I wasn't able to
start it since the port was already in use, but could not figure out
Eventually, I noticed that /etc/freeradius/radiusd.conf was using
/var/run/radiusd/radiusd.pid, while the init script was using
I changed the radiusd.conf file to use
/var/run/freeradius/freeradius.pid, which resolved the issue.
I guess this will be an easy one to fix. Am kicking myself for not
having noticed it sooner!
The package version is 2.1.0+dfsg-0ubuntu4.
** Affects: freeradius (Ubuntu)
** Tags: freeradius
freeradius init script not consistent with radiusd.conf
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