Re: ps -ax hang with Mozilla in 2.4.9

From: Christian Robottom Reis (
Date: Sun Sep 30 2001 - 15:04:39 EST

On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

> > Just wondering if anybody has had moz hanging on them and hanging 'ps -ax'
> > (which means /proc/kmem reading is hung, IIRC)?
> Modern Linux "ps" does not use /proc/kmem. Do a "strace ps" to see.
> Maybe /proc/12345/stat or /proc/12345/status is hanging.

Thanks; if I can get this to be reproduced again I'll try. If read() on
stat or status is hanging, something is very wrong, though, right?

Take care,

Christian Reis, Senior Engineer, Async Open Source, Brazil. | [+55 16] 272 3330 | NMFL

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