Eggheads: About botchk

Ronny Vårdal ting at
Fri Jan 21 21:31:06 CST 2005

Dariusz Kulinski skrev:
> Hello Ronny,
> Friday, January 21, 2005, 9:27:51 AM, you wrote:
>>I've had a problem on a given server (, 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:
>>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 5.3-STABLE FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #11: Wed Jan  5
>>22:35:44 CET 2005
>>ftpman at i386
>>Anything else you would like to know, tell me.
> what does
> limit (if you use tcsh shell)
> or ulimit -a (if you use bash)
> say?

(04:30:14 <ting at>) $ ulimit -a
core file size        (blocks, -c) 0
data seg size         (kbytes, -d) 32768
file size             (blocks, -f) 102400
max locked memory     (kbytes, -l) 32768
max memory size       (kbytes, -m) 32768
open files                    (-n) 150
pipe size          (512 bytes, -p) 1
stack size            (kbytes, -s) 32768
cpu time             (seconds, -t) 7200
max user processes            (-u) 30
virtual memory        (kbytes, -v) 32768

> If you're interested you can try it:
> To install it you should extract that archive to eggdrop directory and
> follow the instructions in README file.
> If more people would be interested I might work more on it and made it
> publicly available.

I will try it out if this new thing my admin told me to use, also fails. 
Thanks ;-)


Ronny Vårdal

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