kern/72979: unkillable process(es) stuck in `STOP' state
davidxu at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 11 01:30:48 PST 2005
David Xu wrote:
> 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.
> David Xu
Sorry, I am obviously reading some out-of-date text, please ignore it.
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