Zombie processes

Mike McCormack mike at codeweavers.com
Tue Jun 8 01:55:45 CDT 2004

Robert Shearman wrote:

> I've experienced the same thing on a perfectly clean kernel (I think
> 2.6.5-mm1), but I assumed it was because we were messing around with
> signals. If I can reproduce the problem I will report it, although Mike
> McCormack seems to have had quite a bit of contact already with the kernel
> folks ;)
> Rob

Hey Rob,

The problem seems to be a kernel bug.  It's been round since 2.6.0... in 
my experience it only seems to happen when you terminate a wine process 
using ^C or when the program crashes tries to start the debugger, fails, 
then you press ^C


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