The patch was being worked on. Chukwa-677 captures this.
On Tuesday, December 18, 2012, Alan Cabrera wrote:
> Is there a Jira issue to capture this problem? Just curious. :)
> On Dec 18, 2012, at 7:32 PM, Eric Yang wrote:
> Yes, this is a known problem. In bin/chukwa script, there should be some
> logic to check for pid file before starting another instance of the
> process. This would prevent the overwriting pid file problem. Patches are
> > wrote:
>> If I forgot to stop collector before start a collector. Then I will get
>> message the Collector.pid file can not be written.
>> Then I can not stop collector by the command "sudo bin/chukwa collector
>> stop". Because start twice will assign new PID and new port to collector.
>> And the new PID is not written into the Collector.pid file.
>> And I can not find the PID by the port because the port is not 8080.
>> Does anyone meet the same problem ? And how to stop collector/agent in
>> this situation?