INN 2.4.1 produces many defunct processes

M.F.Z.Abdel-Messeh M.F.Z.Abdel-Messeh at open.ac.uk
Mon Jan 26 17:27:41 UTC 2004


Unfortunately, I don't know which processes .. The first one appears as
soon as innd is started.

I have an output of the truss command .. But I am not sure what is
normal and what is not?

Thanks,

Maged

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russ Allbery [mailto:rra at stanford.edu]=20
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> Subject: Re: INN 2.4.1 produces many defunct processes
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> M F Z Abdel-Messeh <M.F.Z.Abdel-Messeh at open.ac.uk> writes:
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> > I have recently installed inn 2.4.1 it seems to work fine=20
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> > fact that it produces many defunct (zombie) processes.  The=20
> first one
> > starts as soon as innd starts, then you get a new one every=20
> about 1/2
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> consume large
> > amount of the memory and it then needs to be restarted.
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> What process is it that shows up as defunct?  Or can you not tell?
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> I've never heard of this problem before.
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