OpenWrt Image Release: 2010-12-14

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at
Wed Dec 15 22:08:25 EST 2010

On 12/16/2010 08:56 AM, Wolfgang Spraul wrote:
>> I really want to be able to kill gmenu2x so that I can run software that
>> needs more RAM.  Top shows gmenu2x to use 6 MB of RAM.  Also gmenu2x
>> constantly uses CPU cycles.
> That's exactly what I thought. Respawn is not good, and 6 MB is too
> much. I still hope we can find a launcher one day that uses 100 KB :-)
> What is the advantage of respawning?

for making the terminal apps works. when it start in /etc/rc.d/, the gmenu2x 
not attach any tty, the default 0 1 2 is always /dev/null.

we can disable it by
or just simply run "ash(default)" or "bash", 
what even one program: 1. don't exit, 2. eat less memory, 3. eat less cpu.

> Wolfgang
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