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Old 04-28-2004, 03:35 AM   #1
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kill process in D state


how to kill the process in D state (I know rebooting helps )
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Old 04-28-2004, 03:53 AM   #2
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look for its parent PID, and try killing that.
Gennerally, a zombie process or one marked D(Dead?) cannot be killed.
 
  


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