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Old 02-24-2009, 11:50 PM   #1
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Defunct Process - Need help

Newbie question: I am running only one process on my machine which in turn interacts with hardware etc. However, I am observing that this process is becoming defunct many times and I have reboot the PC (after Kill -9/-15/-1 fail).

As this is the only one process running, I am not sure which is the host process for mine. Any help would be useful to enrich my knowledge?

Old 02-24-2009, 11:55 PM   #2
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looks like you have a problem with zombie processes
this might help as a start, but i would recommend reading up on zombie processes


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