Re: is reparent_to_init a good thing to do?

From: Pete Zaitcev (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 13:46:19 EST

> Right now, it's probably the case that nfsd threads will turn
> into zombies when they terminate, *if* their parent is still
> running. But of course, most kernel threads are parented
> by very short-lived userspace applications, so nobody has
> ever noticed.

Oh, this is how khubd zombies get about. Now I see...

-- Pete
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