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Re: Two kernel processes started ?!!



on Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 05:12:45PM -0500, Balbir Thomas (thomas.1037@osu.edu) wrote:
> Hi,
> Strangely my debian sometimes starts two of each of the kernel processes (as can  be seen in the attached pstree and ps awx outputs) . Could you please explain or give pointers to info, on why this is happening ?
> balbir thomas

>   PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
>     1 ?        S      0:10 init
>     2 ?        SW     0:02 [kflushd]
>     3 ?        SW     0:04 [kupdate]
>     4 ?        SW     0:00 [kpiod]
>     5 ?        SW     0:03 [kswapd]

Nope.  One only of each.  These are kernel-level pseudo processes,
existence of multiples would probably indicate something very wrong with
your kernel, and I doubt it would leave your system runnable.

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