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Old 11-16-2006, 03:11 AM   #1
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many instances of gpg-agent

Is it normal for a system to have many instances of gpg-agent running? (I have 11 at the moment) the oldest one is over 6 weeks old, with a few seconds cpu time. I do not operate any mail- og webservers, the only encrypted remote service I run is sshd.

If I kill a few of these processes, will that mess up my system so I will have to reboot, or simply crash whatever program is using them?

edit: I have 5 instances of saslauthd running as well, all of them 6 weeks old, 0.00 cpu time. Are they critical to keep the system up?

Last edited by edgjerp; 11-16-2006 at 03:20 AM. Reason: add info


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