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Bug #10545

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arvbox loops forever when something goes wrong

Added by Joshua Randall over 5 years ago. Updated 12 months ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
11/16/2016
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Story points:
-

Description

When something goes wrong installing and starting services within arvbox (for example after running `arvbox reboot dev` or `arvbox reboot test`), arvbox makes no indication that there is a problem, it just keeps retrying the service repeatedly forever.

The result as a user is that it is very hard to tell the difference between arvbox taking a long time and arvbox being hopelessly stuck.

I suggest some retry counting on services, such that they can only fail consecutively n times (perhaps 3) before arvbox gives up and stops trying altogether.

Actions #1

Updated by Joshua Randall over 5 years ago

  • Assigned To set to Joshua Randall
Actions #3

Updated by Tom Morris almost 5 years ago

  • Target version set to Arvados Future Sprints
Actions #4

Updated by Ward Vandewege 12 months ago

  • Target version deleted (Arvados Future Sprints)
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