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SubjectRe: unkillable process in R state?
On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, 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.

No. He said it's an instance of find.

Stuck in R, though - some sort of loop? Christopher, can you attach gdb to
it and see what's happening?


James.
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