torsdag 15 juli 2010

Fighting zombies

I've got a zombie in my system!

A Linux zombie is a child that have been killed by its parent but not yet been collected by the reaper (aka. "the system"). The only way to get rid of a zombie is to kill its creator, the parent...

To find the parent you have to hunt it down with "ps -l zombie PID". The parent is revealed by the PPID (Parent PID). If the PPID is '1' you have to kill the reaper himself, reboot the system that is...

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