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Re: No child processes when starting slapd (2.3.4)

On Tue, 2005-08-02 at 10:51 -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
> Samuel Tran wrote:
> >  Hi all,
> >
> >  I have installed OL 2.3.4 on a Debian Sarge box.
> >
> >  When I start slapd I don't see any children slapd processes.
> >
> >  Is there a way to control the number of children processes spawned at
> >  startup?
> OpenLDAP slapd is multi-threaded, not multi-process. It does not spawn 
> child processes. On older Linux kernels with LinuxThreads the thread 
> library created a process for each thread, but that's a system-dependent 
> detail, not particular to OpenLDAP.

You are correct.

On my old Debian Woody servers a 'ps' shows the slapd threads as

Sorry for the confusion.


Samuel Tran <stran@amnh.org>
Systems Administration - Information Technology
American Museum of Natural History
(P) 212-313-7231