kill -9 doesn't work
derek.davis at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 09:24:54 MST 2005
If I have been informed correctly :), you need to kill their parent
process before they will die. Use pstree to find it.
On Tue, 8 Feb 2005 09:16:46 -0700, Ryan Byrd <ryanbyrd at gmail.com> wrote:
> so I have a bunch(227) of processes that refuse to die. my top load
> average is 232.58 currently. Here's a ps -auxww of one of those
> nagios 5574 0.0 0.3 8276 2968 ? D 09:08 0:00
> /usr/bin/php -q /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_replication.php
> you'll notice that the processes are in the "D" state which seems to
> indicate that they can not be interrupted.
> Anyway to kill them without rebooting?
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