[K12OSN] RE: K12OSN Digest, Vol 62, Issue 20

Sean Harbour SHarbour at nwresd.k12.or.us
Wed Apr 22 17:24:43 UTC 2009

>> Also, some processes seem to hang around forever after a student logs
>> out. After a week, the process list "ps aux | wc -l" balloons from
>> 173 with one user after a reboot to over 1500 with one user logged
>> in.

>What processes specifically are persisting beyond logout?



The outstanding ones seem to be /usb/bin/pulseaudio --start



After about a week, there were over 500 of these processes after everyone had logged off.

But, there is also a lot of random gnome desktop processes that seem to live forever as well.

I'll send you capture of the ps aux output from yesterday morning before anybody had logged in.




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