Bug#512214: gamin: gam_server consumes full CPU

Ali Sayed sayed0207 at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 27 16:37:10 UTC 2010

Hello -

I have noticed the same thing on my Squeeze AMD64 system, not sure when exactly this started happening but its made a perfectly usable Athlon 64 machine almost useless.  I killed /usr/lib/gamin/gam_server but it started up again.

The solution presented (modify /etc/gamin/gaminrc ) might be acceptable in unstable but I don't think its a fix in testing.

I have also noticed that Thunar and Pcmanfm will not browse directories deeper than one or two levels since I ran apt-get update a few days ago. These 2 might be related issues.

My last apt-get update was on Mon Apr 26 14:14:39 2010.

I've used Debian since version 2.0 and never filed a bug, but this is annoying enough to make me file one...




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