[CentOS] upgrade to 5.2 now have gam_server how to turn it off

John Newbigin jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au
Wed Jul 2 23:05:03 UTC 2008

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Jerry Geis wrote:
>> After upgrading to 5.2 I now have gam_server running.
>> How do I turn it off?
>> nothing with gam in /etc/init.d
> If you are running gnome, I don't think you want to turn it off
But you can probably configure it not to hog the cpu. On CentOS-4 I have 
created /etc/gamin/gaminrc containing:
fsset ext3 poll 30

But that may no longer be required on CentOS 5.2


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John Newbigin
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Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

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