Famd always hangs

Randy McMurchy LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Fri Aug 12 08:22:16 PDT 2005

Sagara Wijetunga wrote these words on 08/12/05 10:13 CST:

> Just two days ago, I transferred lot of files
> individually by drag-and-drop using two Konqueror
> windows on KDE. Then I noticed for the first time the
> famd is taking over 99% of the CPU. I had to kill the
> famd to stop it. 
> The /usr/sbin/famd is invoked by a bootscript with -T
> 0. But I noted the famd runs as my username, not as
> root. But when I stop famd and restart, it runs as
> root. The permissions of /usr/sbin/famd is -rwxr-xr-x.

You may want to try and run the FAM daemon from inetd or xinetd
and see if the issue goes away.


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