Re: Errant ld-linux.so.2
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 5:22 AM, Joost Witteveen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 25/03/2008, Patrick Wiseman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Every now and then, I have an apparently memory-leaking ld-linux.so.2
> > process running. When I kill it, nothing else seems adversely
> > affected. Is there some way I can identify what's spawned it?
> Normally you would be able to see what process spawned what using
> ps axf
> (f: ASCII-art process hierarchy (forest))
> But I suppose in your case you may not see much interesting output.
> In that case, I'd write a short shell script that does ps ax>file
> continually, to try and see when the process starts to appear.
Thanks - I've been using Linux for years and never knew you could do
that (see the forest, that is)! I think I'll probably wait until
there's an instance running and then discover what spawned it.