[CentOS] Removing/disabling console-kit-daemon

Mon Oct 8 06:13:25 UTC 2012
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

On 08.10.2012 07:10, Emmanuel Noobadmin wrote:
> I was trying to optimize a minimum memory VM and realized that this
> process was taking up over 560M of virt memory. On googling, it seems
> to be a known issue and doesn't seem to be needed except for 
> graphical
> desktop. Although virt memory isn't actual memory usage, the daemon 
> is
> still taking up almost 4MB of limited memory, which on a VM with only
> 384MB feels relatively significant to me.
> Earlier in May, there was also a mailing list thread that indicates
> removing console-kit-daemon requires getting rid of hal as well.
> Is it safe to remove both console-kit and hal for headless
> console-only web application VMs that also needs mdadm?
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I think you're going to be fine without hal and ckd.

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