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Re: Debian 9.2 amd64 Xfce lock screen -> 100 %CPU by lightdm-gt+




On 10/12/17 03:56, Darac Marjal wrote:
On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 11:13:52PM -0700, David Christensen wrote:
 PID USER      PR  NI    VIRT    RES    SHR S  %CPU %MEM     TIME+ COMMAND 9957 lightdm   20   0  587348  51196  25444 R  88.2  2.5   2:41.03 lightdm-gtk-gre
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According to StackOverflow[1], process names can only be 16 bytes long. So, while the executable may be called 'lightdm-gtk-greeter', the process in which that executable runs will be 'lightdm-gtk-gre'.


[1] https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23534263/what-is-the-maximum-allowed-limit-on-the-length-of-a-process-name#23534499

That explains it -- just another example of violating the zero, one, infinity rule:

http://wiki.c2.com/?ZeroOneInfinityRule


David