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Re: several udevd processes



Michael Biebl wrote:
> Jörg-Volker Peetz wrote:
>> On testing(squeeze) systems with udev version 149-1 there are running
>> three udevd processes.
>> Is this intended, and if yes, why?
>> TIA for any hints.
> 
> This is normal. Afaik this was done to speed up processsing of (new) devices.
> In previous versions, udevd spawned a new udev process everytime when a (new)
> device was processed.
> 
> This processes you see now are called "workers" and the main udevd process hands
> over the processing of devices to them instead of spawning new ones.
> I think the NEWS file has some references to that.
> 
> Cheers,
> Michael

Thank you Michael for the explanation. Indeed, the NEWS file contains some
elucidation.
-- 
Best regards,
Jörg-Volker.




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