unkillable process in R state?

From: Christopher Friesen (cfriesen@nortelnetworks.com)
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 11:48:22 EST

I have a process (an instance of a find command) that seems to be unkillable (ie
kill -9 <pid> as root doesn't work).

Top shows it's status as R.

Is there anything I can do to kill the thing? It's taking up all unused cpu
cycles (currently at 97.4%).



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