[TriLUG] killing a process when 'kill -9' doesn't?
Tue, 28 May 2002 12:04:31 -0400
Is the process a zombie (defunct)? If so, you will probably need to
kill it's parent. You may find a command like
%ps -A -o pid,user,cmd --forest
to be helpful in tracing the lineage.
Geoff Purdy wrote:
> Is there a means of killing a runaway process which doesn't
> respond to 'kill -9'? Is there a better way than 'reboot'? I'm running kernel 2.4.18.
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