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Re: process mystery
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2016 15:21:40 -0400
From: "James K. Lowden" <jklowden%schemamania.org@localhost>
| UID PID PPID CPU PRI NI VSZ RSS WCHAN STAT TTY TIME COMMAND
| 1000 3419 1 0 0 0 0 0 - DE ttyp9- 0:00.00
| I don't know what wchan is,
In this case, there is none, "-" is a column filler when there is no
value - the process looks to have gone beyond that, I think only
getting a kernel stacktrace of it (of that is even possible) will
| I don't need to know the kernel status unless someone here is curious.
| I'm mostly interested in understanding my options short of rebooting.
I suspect "ignore it"... (until there is some other reason to reboot).
Unless it is actually causing problems, that's what I'd do (though I
might also see if I could work out exactly where it is stuck, and why it
did not proceed to truly becoming a zombie, so it could be reaped.)
What system version is this (including the actual kernel build date - that
is the mod date of the sources the kernel was built from)
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