kill -KILL fails to kill process
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Sep 20 06:36:01 UTC 2008
> 1. The process hangs in "disk wait" (flag "D" in ps' STAT
> column). This often means there's a hardware problem
> with your disk or controller (or a driver bug), or a
> network problem if you use NFS.
not this for sure. no NFS, no filesystem is blocked.
> 2. The process was suspended (SIGSTOP). In this case
> there is the flag "T" in ps' STAT column. Try sending
> a SIGCONT to the process.
tried (kill -19) then kill -9, doesn't help.
> Such a "dead" entry in the process table is called a
> zombie process. In ps' STAT column there is the "Z"
no Z flag.
887 ?? Ts 0:02,20 asterisk -C /centrala/etc/asterisk.conf
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