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Seemingly constant reloading of com.docker.frontend


(Richard Quadling) #1

Just wondering if this is normal behaviour or not.

In my Activity Monitor, I have the following processes…

Docker

com.docker.frontend

com.docker.frontend
com.docker.osx.hyperkit.linux
com.docker.db
com.docker.driver.amd64-linux

com.docker.driver.amd64-linux

com.docker.hyperkit
com.docker.osx.hyperkit.linux
com.docker.osx.hyperkit.linux
com.docker.osx.hyperkit.linux
com.docker.osxfs
com.docker.slirp

(I may have some of the indents not right).

Every second or so, the com.docker.frontend processes die and are recreated.

I’ve seen this on 3 Macs, so I guess it is normal behaviour.

Would just like a little info to know what and why.

Thanks.


(David Sheets) #2

Yes, this is normal.

It is because of some unfortunate design decisions that were made early on and have now resulted in this technical debt. We are working to remove the need for these processes.

Thanks for your question!