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In article <Pine.LNX.4.10.10111071747430.31120-100000@ares.sot.com>,
Yaroslav Popovitch <yp@sot.com> wrote:
>doing "ps ax" get such msg for kernel-2.4.9:
>That is the same for kernel-2.4.12.Sometimes it is shown as it should be.
>Is this a bug of kernel? It seems to be..
>
> PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND
> 1 ? S 0:06 init [

It's because init doesn't have enough space in argv[] to change it's
process title. There are a number of causes for this, one indirect
one is pressing 'enter' at the 'LILO boot: ' prompt.

Mike.
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"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former" -- Albert Einstein.

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