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Re: f9 defunct processes right after logon



On 04Dec2008 13:02, Dave Feustel <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
| I am as of this morning seeing lots of defunct ksh shells in my
| ps list. [...]
| Process list

It would be more helpful to do a "ps axf", which will show you their
parent. A default process is an exited process whose parent has not yet
wait()ed for it, so the parent is the culprit.

BTW, is this a GUI or text mode login?
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