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Re: [opensuse] user logout
  • From: Tom Patton <thpnalb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 22:40:08 -0700
  • Message-id: <1171518008.11659.17.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2007-02-13 at 23:13 -0600, M Harris wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 February 2007 22:39, Tom Patton wrote:
> > Any ideas on what might be the cause?
> Do the process numbers eventually become defunct or vanish.... say in 10
> minutes or so..?
Well, the mystery remains, and it may not be just gnome.

I logged in/out shepat as gnome and left stuff...
I logged in/out sabpat as gnome and left stuff...removed it manually.
I logged again in/out sabpat as kde and left stuff.

and robin's stuff is still there also. Top for users...
(from gnome)
5291 robin 15 0 3776 912 700 S 0.0 0.1 0:00.03
dbus-daemon
5389 robin 16 0 39752 3112 2380 S 0.0 0.3 0:00.25
bonobo-activati
5394 robin 15 0 9436 3784 3128 S 0.0 0.4 0:00.07
gnome-vfs-daemo
5468 robin 15 0 74996 21m 10m S 0.0 2.1 0:11.60
beagled
6256 robin 16 0 88068 9348 7352 S 0.0 0.9 0:00.64
evolution-data-
6502 robin 22 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:01.33 mono
<defunct>
6509 robin 21 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:01.40 mono
<defunct>

(from kde)
10773 sabpat 25 0 3776 544 400 S 0.0 0.1 0:00.00
dbus-daemon
11282 sabpat -51 0 11332 6328 4724 S 0.0 0.6 0:00.30 artsd

(from gnome)
9900 shepat 15 0 3776 900 700 S 0.0 0.1 0:00.02
dbus-daemon
9988 shepat 15 0 9436 3784 3128 S 0.0 0.4 0:00.06
gnome-vfs-daemo

and "who"
thpnalb@master:~> who
thpnalb tty2 2007-02-14 21:51
jerpat pts/0 2007-02-14 15:30 (camserv2.site)
thpnalb :0 2007-02-14 22:00
thpnalb pts/1 2007-02-14 22:00
thpnalb pts/3 2007-02-14 22:01
thpnalb pts/4 2007-02-14 22:01
thpnalb pts/5 2007-02-14 22:03
thpnalb@master:~>

Perhaps this is nothing to worry about, but it certainly would eat up
resources if there were dozens of users, all leaving orphans when they
leave.

Does anyone know if this is a new "undocumented feature" of the kernel?

Tom in NM


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