[CentOS] Two Issues - Postfix and Gamin

Steve Huff shuff at vecna.org
Wed Jun 13 15:01:00 UTC 2007

On Jun 13, 2007, at 10:46 AM, Brent DiNicola wrote:

> The second issue is also with 4.5 but with Gamin. I have about 20  
> Linux
> CentOS workstations that have been running nicely for several months
> (almost years) and after the 4.5 upgrade I have noticed that the
> gam_server process with Gamin keeps sucking up all the CPU cycles  
> after a
> short time of running. (Sometimes tied to screen saver use but not
> always). I haven't changed anything in my environment that I can  
> see would
> cause this problem after the 4.5 upgrade. (Same file server for NFS
> mounts, same autofs entries etc). Has anyone else noticed this  
> issue and
> found a work around, I did some digging but most entries on this  
> issue are
> from the 2005 range which didn't fix my issue and/or were for an older
> version. The /etc/gamin/gaminrc didn't fix it through various  
> mutations of
> entries and short of removing the gam_server from libexec, I would  
> like to
> find a solution or know if anyone else has experienced this issue.

This is an active bug being tracked upstream:


Some workarounds are suggested there, but a fix has apparently not  
yet been found.


If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an  
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night, III,v

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