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Subjectunkillable process in R state?

I have a process (an instance of a find command) that seems to be unkillable (ie
kill -9 <pid> as root doesn't work).

Top shows it's status as R.

Is there anything I can do to kill the thing? It's taking up all unused cpu
cycles (currently at 97.4%).

Thanks,

Chris

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