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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
What is the overhead associated with zombie process?Is it running out of process-ID?:confused:
Since some information is stored in process table..
Thanks in Advance (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jois
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
So i did some research on the site but previous posts answered most of my questions about zombie processes but I have one question that didnt seem to get addressed
"how do you find the parent or parent ID of a zombie process so you can kill it?"
I know p -kill doesnt always just... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: kingpin007
I have one server,everday if I check with command TOP always present zombie,like below:
last pid: 4578; load averages: 0.15, 0.11, 0.13 07:56:15
298 processes: 295 sleeping, 1... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: fredginting
Is there an equivilant to the preap command in AIX that would allow me to get rid of a zombie process. I am new to AIX, moving over from Solaris and in the past I have been able to preap the pid on the defunct process to clean them up. I have looked around and the best I can see is that it may... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: sboots
in an interview they asked me what is zombie process. how we can identifying these process.if can you kill all zombie process. (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: sijocg
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need help because I don't know if it is possible to add a find inside a cat.
like I have a file with the pid of the process that use to became zombie. And I have the same pid stored in the var (pid1)
now, I have no clue how to check if the the find finds the pid or even if it's... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ruben.rodrigues
I have RHES4 machine with VRTSralus - Backup Exec agent installed there and running as a service. The agent hiccups sometimes and turns into defunct state. The problem is that I cannot kill it anyway., it stays there forever until the machine is rebooted. I wonder if anyone had such an experience... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: will_mike
What is the command to find only the zombie processes??
How to write the code in C to fetch the no. of zombie processes??
Thanx (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: jeenat
i am writing a c program which has the following structure:
the child1.1 and 2.1 are becoming zombies...
how can i handle this...
thanx (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mridula
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I would like to create a zombie process so that I can test monitoring software functionality. Any techniques? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: swhitney