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Re: fedora 8 unknown process "exe"



On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 13:01 -0800, Joshua Andrews wrote:
> Brian Pepple wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 12:33 -0800, Joshua Andrews wrote:
> >   
> >> Just curious about a process that shows up in top as exe--it uses a fair 
> >> amount of processor time and killing it does not seem to effect 
> >> anything. I am wondering what it is-and where it is.
> >>
> >> `ps auxwwf` does not list anything named exe.
> >>     
> >
> > It's Pulse Audio.

> >   
> Weird!
> 
> I guess I don't have a clue about pulse audio, I am running KDE desktop 
> and xmms did not seem phased at all by killing the process.

I believe xmms uses the alsa-plugins-pulseaudio, so when you kill pulse
it just uses alsa.

> I wonder what starts the process since it seems to be just using energy 
> for nothing.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RexDieter/PulseAudioKDE

/B
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