[Systems] mirmon warnings

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Fri Oct 15 17:32:22 EDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-10-13 at 04:29 +0200, Peter Pöml wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 12.10.2010 um 20:30 schrieb Bernie Innocenti:
> > For some time, we've been getting these warnings from the mirmon hourly
> > job:
> > 
> > sunjammer:~# /usr/bin/mirmon -q -get update
> > mirmon: wrote empty state file; keeping previous version
> > Use of uninitialized value $refs in printf at /usr/bin/mirmon line 909.
> > 
> > We use mirmon-1.38-11. The contents of mirrorlist-export is:
> Do you have a list_style setting in your mirmon configuration?

We have "list_style apache"

> There is mirmon 2.3 meanwhile, and a default changed maybe.

I can't find a suitable package for Ubuntu.

> The setting can be "apache" or "plain". I can't remember
> offhand which looks how, but MirrorBrain supports both
> flavors - use either mb export --format=mirmon-apache or --format=mirmon.

Ok, found the issue. The mb export invocation in /etc/cron.d/mirrorbrain
had --format=mirmon, which did not match what mirmon expected.

Thank you for guiding me to the solution, as usual.

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