Zombie processes

P. Christeas p_christ at hol.gr
Wed Jun 9 16:32:51 CDT 2004

> Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Mike M told me on IRC that this matter has come up before, but I have
> > not been able to find it in the archives. It seems Wine has been
> > generating lots of zombie processes when it's not 100% cleanly killed. I
> > have also seen the system hold a socket created from a wine process in
> > "ESTABLISHED" state, when no process is registered as the socket's owner.
> >...
> 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

Same here, on a 2.6.5 vanilla kernel.
Linux xxxx.xxxxx 2.6.5 #89 Sun Apr 4 20:13:40 EEST 2004 i686 unknown unknown 
[sss]$ ps -f| grep wine
user    20982     1  0 Jun09 pts/222  00:00:00 [wine-preloader] <defunct>

I had just run the cvs wine (up to date). Due to some other regression, I 
think I'll go back to April's tag.

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