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Re: Replace LTSP show blocker FAM by GAMIN?

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Am Montag 14 September 2009 schrieb RalfGesellensetter:

> This year, the LTSP server needs to do its job more or less
> unattended, since I won't be in school regularily.
> However, during the past 3 weeks there have been at least three
> incidences when login was not possible to more than 5 users within
> finite time (*). In all cases, famd turned out to be the culprit:
> Each case some user left behind a process zombie that took one out of
> two CPUs (100% on CPU0).
> Today, I replaced fam by gamin, but have to wait and see if this will
> lead to a stable system.
> Additionally, I installed auto nice daemon (and; discussed before),
> but don't have the time to tweak it on. Hence, configurations of
> other users would be great.
> Any further scripts that are worth to deliver out of the box,
> bearing in mind the release to come?
> Thank you,
> kind regards,
> Ralf.
> (*) As I am not available 24-7 (rather 3-1), and "failed" to train
> local people to treat such situations right away (by simple
> operations like retting the server), this situation could last for
> several days until I get aware of it. This means, that one of two
> computer labs ("The Linux Room") is unusable until I kill the
> responsible famd process.

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