Re: fam uses 100% of CPU problem
I had LOTS of problems with fam and libfam. Since i moved to gamin and
libgamin0 (they cover the same dependencies), it works like a charm.
El Lunes, 13 de Marzo de 2006 21:41, Graham Smith escribió:
> On Monday 13 March 2006 10:16, Joost Kraaijeveld wrote:
> > Hi Tobias,
> > On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 09:47 +0100, Tobias Krais wrote:
> > > Hi Joost,
> > >
> > > > I am experiencing problems with fam, using 100% of CPU (actually 50%
> > > > as I have 2 processors ;-)). There is already a bug report for this
> > > > (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=252896) .
> > > >
> > > > Can anyone tell me which programs depend on fam or why it is
> > > > installed? Can I safely uninstall the program?
> > >
> > > I just uninstalled it. My system still works :-)
> > That does not really surprise me, as the account under which fam runs is
> > an ordinary user account. So I don't expect it to be system critical.
> > But assuming that there is reason why it is installed, do you have any
> > idea what program is not functioning as it should be because fam is not
> > running?
> Fam did this on one of my boxes. I eventually tried writing a script to
> kill and restart it when it started consuming 100% of the CPU time but I
> never got it to work correctly. Anyway after much research I concluded that
> no one really knew what was wrong and no one was looking at fixing it - I
> removed fam.
> Nothing stopped working but konqueror no longer detects changes to the file
> system as quickly as it did before. As I understand it this is because it
> now has to poll rather than simply listen t fam.
> > --
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