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Old 06-19-2003, 10:41 PM   #1
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Question zombie processes

My system currently has 12 zombie processes (according to "top"). What are zombie processes and should I worry about them? Like should I reboot or anything?
Old 06-19-2003, 10:49 PM   #2
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just kill them by pid, zombies are processes that dont know they are dead. no need to worry about them, some process(es) exited abnormally for whatever reason and didn't get to clean up after themselves


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