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Re: famd strikes again

On Wed February 27 2008, Kelly Clowers wrote:
> >  the other user USER_ owned the famd process.. but when I restarted it,
> > root owns it.
> I don't know about this particular issue, but I found famd to
> be a constant source of problems. Gamin is better, but not
> perfect. I actually don't have either one installed - not very
> many things actually depend on them. I do have libfam
> installed - lots of things depend on that or libgamin, but
> even libfam and libgamin don't depend on their daemons
> (they merely suggest them). Unless you really need fam,
> you should look into removing it.

aptitude remove fam worked, and I still have some libfam files around:
# locate libfam

so we shall see if I needed it, or miss it.

Paul Cartwright
Registered Linux user # 367800
Registered Ubuntu User #12459

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