Re: famd strikes again
On 26 Feb at 23:49 Paul Cartwright <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> it happened again. my wife complained that her login was locked up, she
> couldn't read her email. I did a CTRL-ALT-F7 to get to my login, works
> fine, email...
> ps -ef|grep kmail found her process, killed it. CTRL-ALT-F8 to get to her
> login, still locked up. nothing works. CTRL-ALT-F7 to get back to mine.
> # ps -ef|grep famd USER_ 4409 1 86 10:01 ? 07:32:13
> /usr/sbin/famd -T 0
> /etc/init.d/fam restart
> everything works fine again.. # ps -ef|grep famd root 18821 1 0
> 18:42 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/famd -T 0
> the other user USER_ owned the famd process.. but when I restarted it,
> root owns it.
Yep, I've had to restart fam several times this week. I'll raise a bug
Tony van der Hoff | mailto:email@example.com