Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Fri Jul 10 04:31:47 UTC 2009

Hi, Roy

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Roy Stuivenberg<roys1012 at> wrote:
> Hello,
> For a while I'm facing this Issue: Firefox seems to hang, and when I
> look with the command TOP is see npviewer.bin a few times.

Could be from multiple flash-based web pages.  I don't use flash on
FreeBSD, so I cannot confirm how npviewer reacts to multiple embedded
flash 'objects'.

> My processor makes a lot of noise, and after : pkill npviewer.bin, it
> stops for a while.

It's probably screaming for help.  Hopefully you mean the fan though.

> Laterly I notice the return of npviewer.bin again, so the pkill is not
> even working anymore.
> Hopefully there is a better salutation then pkill ??

Try killall(1).

Glen Barber

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