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This has been happening a lot lately. While online checking some websites Opera will sometimes become unresponsive. When this happens, CPU usage goes though he roof. Well, there is an ...
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- 03-04-2009 #1
Opera browser at 90%+ Useage / Won't "Die"
kill (offending pid)
so I got a zombie process (for lack of better terms) and not a shotgun in sight. Any ideas?
- 03-04-2009 #2
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- Third ring of Pergatory
- 03-04-2009 #3
Well the kill command asks a program to end. If that hasn't worked, use the 9 switch. Also you can use killall if you know the processname rather than searching for the PID firstCode:
kill -9 12345 killall -9 opera
- 03-04-2009 #4Code:
killall -9 opera
Now that I got rid of the zombie process, any ideas why it does this in the first place?