Re: [HELP] [ODDITY] A strange pid running along with circle & autorun..

From: Chris Proctor (cjp@YOYO.CC.MONASH.EDU.AU)
Date: 11/11/97

> My MUD's group has found that an additional
> couple of processes run along with circle
> and autorun... it's called "sleep 60".. and
> one time, there were like 1,500 of these
> running, and they took up 85M of memory
> (reportedly, this is a quote from the sysadmin,
> who restarted the machine to get rid of them).
> The OS is FreeBSD 2.2.5-STABLE, and we are
> running Circle 3.0bpl11+OasisOLC 1.5

rming .killscript outta clear that one up.

If you shutdown die, and don't remove .killscript before restarting, that
can happen.

Also, if you try to run autorun more than once it does strange things.

Maybe that'll help, but probably not. O well ;-)


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