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Re: Killing a zombie process?

    Date:        Sun, 4 Oct 2015 20:52:43 +0800 (PHT)
    From:        Paul Goyette <>
    Message-ID:  <>

  | I do occassionally switch to another wsdisplay screen (away from the X 
  | one), but not frequently.  I definitely do a switch before I use 
  | Ctrl/Alt/Esc to get into ddb.

OK, that could explain the forked init.

  | I'm wondering if some (most? all?) of the SSTOPd processes I see are a 
  | result of entering ddb and/or triggering the reboot?  Doesn't ddb need 
  | to stop whatever is running on "the other CPU cores" ?

No, not that kind of stop.


ps: you might want to try fixing PR 50298 (that I just submitted) and see
if that makes a difference - I think the chances are about one in infinity,
but ...

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