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Re: famd strikes again



On 26 Feb at 23:49 Paul Cartwright <ale@pcartwright.com> wrote in message
<200802261849.32323.ale@pcartwright.com>

> 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
report.


-- 
Tony van der Hoff        | mailto:tony@vanderhoff.org
Buckinghamshire, England


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