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Old 01-09-2007, 03:41 PM   #1
paul123
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What daemons are running?


what command will tell we what daemons are currently running on my machine? Im currently playing with audacity and getting momentary glitches in sound play back.

ive just read about esd and if im reading correctly this daemon allows more than on program to grab sound card. im just wondering if the glitches are cause by something else polling the sound card? So do I start esd before audacity? or is esd already running or would audacity fire up the daemon on program loading?

Ive asked in audacity form but no replies? Help please im not at all clear on this.
 
Old 01-09-2007, 03:44 PM   #2
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Check out
Code:
ps
and
Code:
pstree
commands, along with their options; refer to their manpages like
Code:
man ps
for more information about what parameters and options you can give them. pstree gives you a tree-like structure of the running processes, init being the mother of them all. Additionally you can use
Code:
top
to see what processes are possibly consuming cpu power or memory resources the most, etc..
 
Old 01-09-2007, 05:19 PM   #3
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thanks. I have used ps -aux in the past but had over looked the fact that a daemon would show up here.

pstree is new to me so ive learned something.

I did monitor the cpu for loading using a graphical interface in desktop to look for any clues but nothing. Thats why i thought the soundcard maybe the problem without esd running.

Many thanks for the pointer.

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