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Re: [FC8] irqbalance dead but subsys locked



> This is not a serious problem. There was a fairly long thread about
> this not that long ago. A somewhat simplified explanation is that
> the IRQ balance daemon loads, discovers that it can not do dynamic
> balancing with your hardware, and exits. But the script that
> launches it does not handle this and leaves the lock file that says
> the service is running. When you shutdown the system, the script
> tries to shut down the daemon, but because it is not running, the
> script reports that it failed.
>
> There is a bug report on this. I have not been following it, so I am
> not sure of the status. One fix would probably to have the daemon
> exit with a non-zero return code when it can not do dynamic balancing.
>

Thanks for the info. So its  a known issue. If it cannot do the thing
it was supposed to do in my hardware, Can I safely disable it?

Thanks


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