kern/72979: unkillable process(es) stuck in `STOP' state
davidxu at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 11 01:20:21 PST 2005
The following reply was made to PR kern/72979; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Xu <davidxu at freebsd.org>
To: bug-followup at freebsd.org, mi at aldan.algebra.com
Subject: Re: kern/72979: unkillable process(es) stuck in `STOP' state
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 17:10:33 +0800
You should find and kill zoombie process's parent process, if the parent
process is also a zoombie, you should find its grandfather, ...
it is a UNIX behavior that you can not kill a zoombie process, but
should kill its ancestor. I would think that you have encoutered
some buggy programs which forgot to recycle its children.
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