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4 Replies Latest reply: Jul 13, 2012 4:23 AM by Pinela RSS

kill -9 doesn't work

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Hi,

Ocasionly we in our RHEL 4.6 environments, stumble upon a problem when some processes (namely PMON) just won't die (kill -9). Other processes, can be killed but stay <defunct>. Is there any other method, more agressive to kill a process for sure?

running Oracle DB 10.2.0.4 with EBS 11.5.10.2 on ASM.

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