is there a better solution than "killall -9 journalctl"?

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Sun Jul 13 21:23:31 UTC 2014

On Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:19:04 -0400 (EDT)
"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at> wrote:

>   i'm still trying to understand why fedora rawhide thinks it's
> necessary to run a "journalctl" command on every one of my eight
> hyperthreaded cores. i'm so disgusted with this indescribable
> stupidity that i just gave up and am now running
>   $ sudo killall -9 journalctl
> every 10 seconds on /dev/tty2. i'd love a more elegant solution but,
> frankly, this is solving the problem so i'm sticking with it.

When I saw this here it was due to abrt... 

systemctl restart abrtd 

caused it to stop doing anything here and it's not reappeared yet. 

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