Re: unkillable process in R state?

From: Alex Pennace (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 17:19:51 EST

On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 03:18:34PM -0400, Christopher Friesen wrote:
> Okay, I just tried this, and the pertinant results were:
> $ gdb find
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> This GDB was configured as "ppc-yellowdog-linux"...(no debugging symbols
> found)...
> (gdb) attach 31075
> Attaching to program: /usr/bin/find, Pid 31075
> At this point it hangs and ctrl-C has no effect and I have to kill it from
> another console.
> Attaching to another program worked fine.
> Any other ideas?

Look in /proc/31075/fd and see what it has open.
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