[clug] What causes an unkillable process?

Jason Stokes glasper9 at yahoo.com.au
Sun Nov 23 12:11:27 GMT 2008

The following process: 

> 10685 jason     20   0  143m 8500 8492 D 64.9  1.6 937:50.21 totem              

Won't die with kill -9, not even as root.  Sure, I can just reboot, but I'm wondering what on earth causes such a thing.

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