On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 02:24:08 -0800 (PST)
Windybell <lmhelp1(at)orange(dot)fr> wrote:
> I am running the Debian Lenny PostgreSQL package (v.8.4).
> When I issue the following command:
I guess the command is: ps axuf|grep postgres
> I am wondering what are these four last processes ("postgres: writer",
> "postgres: wal writer", "postgres: autovacuum launcher" and "postgres: stats
Because, as their name suggest it, they take care of Pg different
> Their PPID is 3069.
That can't be, each running software/process have a different PID.
This PID Nb is in the 2nd column.
> What is weird to me is the "COMMAND" column as far as these four processes
> are concerned.
> In the "COMMAND "column I would expect a real command, not a description.
> Can you explain?
If you use the command I wrote above, you'll see they all depend on
the main process launch by the script in /etc/init.d.
Eat shit -- billions of flies can't be wrong.
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