Commit c6a57af4 authored by Kirk Webb's avatar Kirk Webb
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Minor changes to the "Software Setup - daemons started" section.

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experiment?</h3>
<p>
By default, the testbed startup scripts currently start two daemons in
addition to the OS's standard set:
addition to the OS's standard set. Other daemons may be started depending
on the network services you ask for in your ns file (see below).
</p>
<p>
Unconditionally started daemons:
</p>
<p>
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status datagram is sent out once every five minutes.
<code>Healthd</code>'s overhead is quite low, but it can be safely
killed and disabled from startup if you're worried about possible
side effects. It is started by <code>/etc/testbed/rc.healthd</code>.
side effects. It is started by
<code>/etc/testbed/rc.healthd</code>.
</p>
<p>
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<p>
<code>Slothd</code> is important to efficient testbed utilization
and should run on every node whenever possible. Its overhead is
almost negligible (essentially like running 'ls -l /dev' once per
hour), and should not interfere with your work. However if your
experiment is exceptionally sensitive, then you may arrange with
us to disable <code>slothd</code>. Please note that we will
restart this daemon if it is not running unless prior arrangements
have been made.
almost negligible (essentially less than running <code>'ls -l
/dev'</code> once per hour), and should not interfere with your
work. However if your experiment is exceptionally sensitive, then
you may arrange with us to disable <code>slothd</code>. Please
note that we will restart this daemon if it is not running unless
prior arrangements have been made.
</p>
<p>
Conditionally started daemons:
</p>
<p>
<blockquote>
<li><code>gated</code> - A network routing daemon.
</blockquote>
</p>
<p>
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<code>tb-set-ip-routing</code> command in your NS file, this will
start <code>gated</code> on all of your nodes.
</p>
<p>
We have left all daemons started by the operating systems' default
configurations (such as <code>cron</code>) enabled, so you should also
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