tons of Z processes in 2.4.7

From: Pau Aliagas (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 02:40:46 EST

Since 2.4.6-ac[45] and now in 2.4.7 I keep on getting processes in Z
state, mainly identd (spawned from an identd daemon) and galeon (the gnome

An strace to the process ends immediately with the following message:
# strace -p 3697
attach: ptrace(PTRACE_ATTACH, ...): Operation not permitted
It doesn't matter wheater I'm root or not.

I've had almost 300 Z processes only in galeon.

Any explanation? Any help to trace it?


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