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The majority of processes is running as root

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by babo, Jan 17, 2004.

  1. babo

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    The majority of processes on my server is running as root, it is good?
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    USER       PID %CPU %MEM   VSZ  RSS TTY      STAT START   TIME COMMAND
    root         1  0.0  0.0  1388  476 ?        S    12:43   0:06 init [3]       
    root         2  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [keventd]
    root         3  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SWN  12:43   0:00 [ksoftirqd_CPU0]
    root         4  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [kswapd]
    root         5  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [bdflush]
    root         6  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [kupdated]
    root         9  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [khubd]
    root        13  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [kjournald]
    root       131  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [kjournald]
    root       132  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:01 [kjournald]
    root       133  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:00 [kjournald]
    root       134  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:01 [kjournald]
    root       135  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        SW   12:43   0:01 [kjournald]
    root       599  0.0  0.0  1464  556 ?        S    12:43   0:00 syslogd -m 0
    root       603  0.0  0.0  1388  432 ?        S    12:43   0:00 klogd -x
    root       687  0.0  0.1  5136 1200 tty8     S    12:43   0:00 /bin/bash
    root       704  0.0  0.0  2072  836 ?        S    12:43   0:00 xinetd -stayalive -pidfile /var/run/xinetd.pid
    root       713  0.0  0.2  7180 2504 ?        S    12:43   0:02 antirelayd                        
    root       744  0.0  0.1  3608 1668 ?        S    12:43   0:02 antirelayd                        
    root       766  0.0  2.2 22212 20372 ?       S    12:43   0:00 /usr/bin/spamd -d                    
    root       775  0.0  0.0  1452  588 ?        S    12:43   0:00 crond
    root       793  0.0  0.2  8380 1876 ?        S    12:43   0:01 cupsd
    root       808  0.0  0.5 13304 4956 ?        S    12:43   0:03 /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -DSSL
    root       872  0.0  0.1  5084 1176 ?        S    12:43   0:00 /bin/sh /usr/bin/mysqld_safe --datadir=/var/lib/mysql --pid-f
    root      1215  0.0  0.3  4916 3528 ?        S    12:44   0:00 whostmgrd
    root      1230  0.0  0.0  4292  552 ?        S    12:44   0:00 rhnsd --interval 240
    root      1259  0.0  0.0  1408  476 ?        S    12:44   0:00 /usr/sbin/portsentry -tcp
    root      1273  0.0  0.0  1368  380 tty1     S    12:44   0:00 /sbin/mingetty tty1
    root      1274  0.0  0.0  1368  380 tty2     S    12:44   0:00 /sbin/mingetty tty2
    root      1275  0.0  0.0  1368  380 tty3     S    12:44   0:00 /sbin/mingetty tty3
    root      1276  0.0  0.0  1368  380 tty4     S    12:44   0:00 /sbin/mingetty tty4
    root      1277  0.0  0.0  1368  380 tty5     S    12:44   0:00 /sbin/mingetty tty5
    root      1280  0.0  0.0  1368  380 tty6     S    12:44   0:00 /sbin/mingetty tty6
    root      1631  0.0  0.6 13284 6012 ?        S    12:45   0:09 /usr/bin/perl /usr/bin/mrtg /etc/mrtg/mrtg.cfg
    root      6014  0.0  0.1  3448 1368 ?        S    14:32   0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd
    root     19943  0.0  0.3  4920 3080 ?        S    16:26   0:00 chkservd                        
    root     25292  0.0  0.9 10972 8728 ?        SN   16:27   0:05 cpanellogd - sleeping for logs            
    root     25293  0.0  0.4  5932 4456 ?        S    16:27   0:00 cpaneld - listening port 2082
    root     25297 95.7  0.4  5440 4092 ?        R    16:27 413:34 cppop - accepting on port 110
    root     25310  0.0  0.3  4912 3520 ?        S    16:27   0:00 whostmgrd
    root     25428  0.0  0.3  4544 3104 ?        S    16:28   0:00 webmaild
    root      9037  0.0  0.2  6696 1892 ?        S    23:17   0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd
    root     11334  0.0  0.2  6696 1892 ?        S    23:36   0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd
    
     
  2. haze

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    Yes, thats fine.
     
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