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From:Dan Nelson Date:February 3 2003 10:04pm
Subject:Re: Why so many mysqld lines in process list on Linux box
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In the last episode (Feb 03), Rochester, Dean said:
> We had an issue the other day where we could not access the myslq
> database we have on our redhat linux 7.2 box.
> 
> when I did a 
> 
> ps -ef |grep mysql
> 
> I got the following.
> 
> 	root       645     1  0  2002 ?        00:00:00 [safe_mysqld]
> 	root       688   645  0  2002 ?        00:01:31
> /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld --ba
> 	root       699   688  0  2002 ?        00:00:33
> /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld --ba

Arg.  Please don't wrap things like logfiles or process lists.  Linux
creates a separate process for each thread, and it creates 3 helper
processes, so all this means is you have 16 connections open to the
server.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@stripped
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Why so many mysqld lines in process list on Linux boxDean Rochester3 Feb
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