Why is avahi-daemon being started?
mattdm at mattdm.org
Wed Sep 8 12:19:19 UTC 2010
On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 12:00:17PM +0100, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Not to get too far into a philosophical cul-de-sac, but when people say
> this, they usually don't *really* mean it. What they mean is 'when
> something automatic doing a job I don't currently appreciate impinges on
> my attention, it annoys me'.
Fair enough. Another one would be: "When something automatic causes a
service I don't actually need to run, exposing me to greater
security risks, it annoys me."
Or in the case of laptops "eating my battery". Or RAM, on a
memory-constrained system. There's lots of good reasons to run less stuff.
Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
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