Eggheads: About botchk

Will Buckner wcc at techmonkeys.org
Fri Jan 21 16:20:37 CST 2005


Ronny Vårdal wrote:
> I've had a problem on a given server (viper.shellcity.no), that my bots 
> that were crontab'd, did spawn duplicates all the time - despite a 
> running bot present.
> 
> Their forum tells me to modify the botnick.botchk file, and supress the 
> first line (the #!/bin/sh or whatever), with this one:
> #!/usr/local/bin/bash2
> 
> Now, I don't see the connection between "sh" and "bash2" but then again 
> I'm not a linux expert.
> 
> Have anyone else seen this solution? Should the autobotchk script that 
> follows eggdrop in that case be updated to handle this?
> 
> The server in question is:
> FreeBSD viper.shellcity.no 5.3-STABLE FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #11: Wed Jan  5 
> 22:35:44 CET 2005 ftpman at viper.shellcity.no:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/VIPER i386
> 
> Anything else you would like to know, tell me.
> 
> 

Type 'which sh' (no quotes) at your shell prompt. This will show you the 
path to sh. I've never seen it anywhere other than /bin, though.

Will



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