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Which daemons can I stop on a HN? [message #10704] Mon, 26 February 2007 18:53 Go to next message
nonanet is currently offline  nonanet
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Registered: February 2007
Location: UK
Junior Member
Hi,

I want to have as few processes running on the hardware node as possible, but which can I safely remove? Or put another way, what are the minimum set of processes required to run OpenVZ?

EG: After (successfully) installing OpenVZ and creating a few VPS's I have the following processes still running on the HN and am wondering if it's safe to disable/uninstall them:

/sbin/udevd -d
dbus-daemon --system
/usr/sbin/acpid
sendmail
hald

I've already disabled some I beleive are safe not to run, such as: smartd, xinetd, atd, gpm

Thanks,
Chris


Re: Which daemons can I stop on a HN? [message #10721 is a reply to message #10704] Tue, 27 February 2007 08:14 Go to previous message
Vasily Tarasov is currently offline  Vasily Tarasov
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Registered: January 2006
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Hello,

IMHO, you can also stop sendmail. Other daemons are hardware-related, so better to keep them in working state.

Vasily
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