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 From:  Justin Ellison <justin at techadvise dot com>
 To:  Michael Mee <mm2001 at pobox dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] regular reboot via shellcmd?
 Date:  Fri, 22 Jul 2005 10:04:21 -0500
You could use minicron:

<shellcmd>rm /var/run/rebootme.pid; /usr/local/bin/minicron
86400 /var/run/rebootme.pid  /sbin/reboot</shellcmd>

Please test this on a non-production system - I haven't tested it.


On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 22:19 -0700, Michael Mee wrote:
> Is it possible to setup a regular reboot via <shellcmd>?
> We have 1.2b9 running on a 32MB Soekris 4511 board with an ISP that 
> provides 2 minute DHCP leases(!).  And it seems that every lease renewal 
> chews a tiny bit of RAM. On the 64MB board we previously used this would 
> take weeks before becoming a problem, now it seems to take a couple of 
> days. (We're not entirely sure, still reading tea leaves, oops I mean 
> the remote syslog entries, looking for clues).
> So ... we thought if it was simple enough, we'd add a shellcmd to reboot 
> the box every 24 hrs or so.
> Has anyone tried this?  Did it work?  I'll write up whatver solution I 
> get so it can get added to the wiki and/or docs.
> Thanks in advance!
> cheers, michael
> www.socalfreenet.org
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