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SubjectRe: unkillable process in R state?
Ralf Baechle wrote:
>
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 12:48:22PM -0400, Christopher Friesen wrote:
>
> > 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%).
>
> I assume that's kapm-idled. That's normal, it's job is exactly burning
> unused cycles.



Um, no.

As I specified, it is an instance of a "find" command, and it just won't die.

Chris


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