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RPM takes much processor time?

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Just curious, I see in Gkrellm quite often RPM takes much processor time. What is this RPM "daemon" Is it needed? I have not auto update on. Where I can find config for that?

posted Aug 16, 2013 by Sanketi Garg

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check following

ps aux |grep -i rpm
systemctl --no-pager |grep -i rpm
systemctl --no-pager |grep -i yum
answer Aug 16, 2013 by Kumar Mitrasen
$ ps aux |grep -i rpm
root 23370 0.0 0.0 6184 836 pts/0 R+ 19:06 0:00 grep --color=auto -i rpm
$ systemctl --no-pager |grep -i rpm
$ systemctl --no-pager |grep -i yum
So, it seems like there's no daemon running. I don't see anything on my systems's /etc/cron* files that references rpm. Next time you see it, try a "ps aux" to see if you can find out what it's doing.
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