SMBD's go into "D" (uninteruptable sleep) and never wake up
kellermg at potsdam.edu
Sun Apr 29 14:56:35 GMT 2001
On 28 Apr 2001 18:03:33 -0400, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> > and from time to time I would need to reboot the server
> > to get rid of D-wait'd processes.
> Reboot the server? Or just the daemons/service?
> [ Note: I'm coming at this blind. I just joined the list and am
> not familiar with this "D" state you speak of. ]
Thus far, rebooting the entire server is the only way to get rid of
them. They will not respond to any kill signals in this state.
Enterprise System Analyst
Computing & Technology Services
Information Services Division
State University of NY at Potsdam
Potsdam, NY USA
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