1.1.4 stops responding to requests

Guilherme Franco guilhermefranco at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 20:28:55 CET 2007


Same with me, but acct is necessary.

The solution was radsqlrelay.



On 2/13/07, Stefan Winter <stefan.winter at restena.lu> wrote:
> Hi,
> > 1.1.4 will run for a few hours and then either stop responding to
> > requests or die.   There is no seg fault warning in any log file.  If I
> > restart radius, it then begins answering again.  Since it is a
> > production environment in which 300-500 users are connected at any given
> > time, we were unable to simply turn on debugging and look for problems.
> > Once we realized the problem we had to quickly revert to 1.0.5 for now
> > and make our relatively few Vista users for a little longer.
> Interesting... I've been seeing exactly this happening on our own system.
> In
> our case, I could track it down to the fact that it stopped responding
> shortly after accounting packets came in. Turning off accounting (already
> on
> NAS level) deterministically solved the problem for me, so I suspect the
> problem to be somewhere near there.
> I never followed this trace, because accounting is optional at our site
> (free
> wireless) and it was our prod environment, I didn't want to mess around
> without a good reason. So accounting is just off at the moment.
> > I am going to try running it in debug mode over a weekend in a
> > particular subset of the school's wireless network where not many users
> > would be affected by a crash and see if I can collect any more
> > information.  I will do it on a system that never had any earlier
> > version of freeradius installed on it, just to be safe.  In the
> > meantime, any advice would be appreciated.
> Is it an option to not do accounting? Or maybe queue the acct in files
> rather
> than a proper backend (for me, the issue happened in combination with
> mysql).
> I never tried if the hangs occur also when logging to a file.
> Greetings,
> Stefan Winter
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