OpenWrt Image Release: 2010-12-14

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at
Thu Dec 16 10:30:15 EST 2010

On 12/16/2010 06:34 PM, David Kuehling wrote:
>>>>>> "Wolfgang" == Wolfgang Spraul <wolfgang at> writes:
>>> 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 :-)
> I must correct myself: it's not so bad at all: gmenu2x quits its most
> memory hungry process when launching apps, so it temporarily frees these
> 6 MB of memory.  Quite a good compromise, IMO.
> Another part to optimize: top showed a line "/bin/sh /usr/bin/gmenu2x".
> I think we don't need the /bin/sh part.  Maybe by using "exec
> /usr/bin/gmenu2x" in inittab, we're going to get rid of the unused shell
> process?

Hi David

I think we can not get rid of it. it's like the other three 'init'.
attached to /dev/tty1. 

> cheers,
> David
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