epmd daemon runs after riak stops
siculars at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 18:27:26 EDT 2012
Truth, except I run some Riak dev related activity off of an encrypted
sparse image that I need to unmount when I'm done working on it. I do some
bash-Fu to kill that process.
Sent from my rotary phone.
On Oct 8, 2012 5:59 PM, "Sean Cribbs" <sean at basho.com> wrote:
> epmd is how Riak nodes find each other. It is extremely lightweight
> and harmless to run after the Riak node has stopped. Killing it is
> fine, but is not strictly necessary.
> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 2:31 PM, David Lowell <dave at go2ctv.com> wrote:
> > I would like to understand better why '/etc/init.d/riak stop' stops riak,
> > but the 'epmd' daemon continues to run. I would have hoped that when I
> > administratively stop riak on a node that all its various cogs would stop
> > turning.
> > Furthermore, I'm not clear on how the lifecycle of epmd is controled. Is
> > started by any Erlang process that runs, and never stopped?
> > I would appreciate any insights folks could offer. Thanks!
> > Dave
> > --
> > Dave Lowell
> > dave at connectv.com
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