2 gdm processes sleeping
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Tue Jan 3 22:56:40 UTC 2006
> Am 03.01.2006, 23:38 Uhr, schrieb Jhair Tocancipa Triana
> <jhair_tocancipa at gmx.net>:
> >René writes:
>> how does it come that in System Monitor i do see 2 gdm processes (both
>> around 11MB) sleeping, but only one user is logged in?
> GDM forks itself (i.e. creates a copy of its process) per-default:
> $ pstree -p 4683
> It seems you can disable that behaviour with the -nodaemon flag of
> $ man gdm | grep -A2 "nodaemon"
> Reformatting gdm(1), please wait...
> Do not fork into the background
> Normally this is nothing one should take care of, but the option is
> there, so I assume it is intended for environments with few memory...
with this answer I am very pleased. thank you.
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