Re: Cleaning away old processes (idle-jobb-killer 2)
> On Time we kill all processes each night on the thin-client server that
> is not run by either root or daemon. I think that is the script
> night-kill that is run.
Such configuration is rather crude. Will it kill system daemons
running as their own user? The ijk2 script tries to detect if a given
user is logged in or not, and kill the processes based on this and
other information. I believe its logic would be interesting to extend
> So I'm not sure if the mail to users is of any use.
Good point. It should probably be optional to send emails. But if
such emails are sent, it is a good way for users to detect problems
with their configuration or the way they log out. At least that is my
> Actually since we've not heard anyone else complaining about #459, I
> take it that not many uses the mail function.
> I guess that is usefull in higher education, but I dont see any
> schools that uses skolelinux, that will use this today. It will
> however help if the Installation is outsourced, and local ICT
> personell is capabel of doing some (junior) admin stuff.
Yes, that part is not really relevant for debian-edu yet. I just
mentioned it because it is part of the source package.