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Re: what applications use famd?

On Mon, Dec 25, 2006 at 08:51:46AM +0200, user local wrote:
> ... or, if you want to umount/eject (right click on
> gnome/KDE desktop/panel icon), you will get an error
> message... checking w/ lsof you will find that the lone
> thing that locks the mount point is the fam daemon. :D

Yup: that'd be FAM in not-very-good poll-files-for-updates
mode. Gamin uses inotify, an event-based scheme where _it_
gets told by the kernel when something is modified, rather
than having to keep file handles open and checking

Jon Dowland

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