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Re: Errant ld-linux.so.2

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 5:22 AM, Joost Witteveen <joosteto@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25/03/2008, Patrick Wiseman <pwiseman@gmail.com> 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.


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