Zombie processes ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Tue Feb 28 06:05:17 UTC 2006

On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Bill Davidsen wrote:

> On Mon, 27 Feb 2006, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> Sorry ...
>> - have innd do it if non-peer or MODE READER
>> Running inn-STABLE-20060221.tar.gz, which was the latest version when I
>> downloaded it ... no patches, just that tar file ...
> Okay. I would do "ps -eaxf" just to see that the parent really is innd,
> not that I doubt it is. What version of the o/s are you running?

FreeBSD 4.x ... I'm just starting to move to FreeBSD 6.x, but not ready 
for this machine yet ...

> Suggestion: use kill to send a SIGCHLD to innd, and see if it reaps one
> zombie. Of course if it does that indicates another problem.  I don't see
> how innd could NOT be sent the signal, but it's worth trying.

'k, will try this during the day tomorrow, when I can watch it closer ... 
once it starts, it very quickly consumes all processes on the machine 
itself ;(

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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