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Re: can't kill a PID

Matthew Gregan <kinetik@orcon.net.nz> [2002-11-04 18:58:41 +1300]:
> > kosuke    9026  0.0  0.9 14460 4932 ? D  00:16   0:00 xmms
> The state ``D'' means uninterruptible.

Any idea why?  Blocked waiting for I/O perhaps?  A DMA event that has
not completed?  It is a kernel question, but under what circumstances
would a process get stuck in that state?


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