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Problem: A daemon hasn't died properly from a previous run

Sometimes weathd or less frequently spotd get ``stuck'' on shutdown, and so a new system cannot start. The way to check if this is the problem is with a ps call:

$ ps auxww | grep rotse

If old daemons show up in the process table, that's the problem! Try the following:

$ killrotse -dammit

And if that doesn't work, occasionally you just need to reboot the control computer.

Rotse Pager 2003-05-20