kill -HUP sometimes causes "rlm_pap: mschap xlat failed"

Jan Weiher jan at
Fri Apr 13 21:14:52 CEST 2012

Am 13.04.2012 18:48, schrieb Matthew Newton:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 05:23:22PM +0200, Alan DeKok wrote:
>> Jan Weiher wrote:
>>> I had some sparetime and was able to have a deeper look at it. What I
>>> did is basically running freeradius -X and then hup'd it until it got
>>> borked. Seems to me like the mschap module gets somehow lost during the hup:
>>   That's enough to tell what's going on.
>>   Try grabbing the "v2.1.x" branch from git.  It has a fix.
> Just to confirm, I've been trying to cause 'death by HUP' with the
> latest v2.1.x, and can't get it to. Backing out the last patch, I
> can cause failure in about 8-10 HUPs.

I can confirm as well that this is fixed: after hup'ing 30 minutes every
6 seconds, FR is still working as it should. Thanks a lot!

- Jan

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