conor at discuskeeping.com wrote:
> Hi all,
>> Without resorting to a reboot. Can I kill a process which is is a D state?
> Tried killall, tried kill -9, tried killing the Parent, no joy.
>> I need to reboot dont I.
Probably. The task is waiting for the kernel.
You can help debug the issue by getting a list of task states like:
dmesg -c >/dev/null
echo t > /proc/sysrq-trigger
dmesg > task.states #edit to include just the D state process
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