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SubjectRe: Wild thangs, was: sendmail fails to deliver mail with attachments in /var/spool/mqueue
"Jeff V. Merkey" wrote:
> They're not modprobes, they're misnamed processes sleeping from NWFS.
> I got the fix from someone so now they display their proper names.
> top displays the names correctly, ps does not. Several people have
> verified this problem, and all you are saying is that your servers
> are never heavily loaded for long periods of time, say 200 hours
> at a stretch of consatnt ftp traffic?

Kernel threads? Do this:

strcpy(current->comm, "threadname"); /* 16 char array!! */
current->mm->arg_start = current->mm->arg_end = 0; /* black magic */

and `ps' should be happy.
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