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Date:      Thu, 20 May 1999 18:27:49 -0700
From:      "george vagner" <kf7nn1@cybertrails.com>
To:        "Christopher J. Michaels" <cjm2@earthling.net>, "FreeBSD Questions (E-mail)" <questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: strange ps output for su
Message-ID:  <000701bea329$233030e0$0300a8c0@ginger.kf7nn.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001bea327$2e4b6e60$6400000a@shithead.weeble.dyndns.org>

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mine does same thing!



$ ps -auxw | grep su
$ su
Password:
www# ps -auxw | grep su
root      4359  0.0  0.5   456  336  p0  D     6:26PM    0:00.06 -su (csh)
root      4362  0.0  0.5   456  336  p0  RV   31Dec69    0:00.00 -su (csh)
www#

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Christopher J.
> Michaels
> Sent: Thursday, May 20, 1999 6:14 PM
> To: FreeBSD Questions (E-mail)
> Subject: strange ps output for su
>
>
> Ok, I give up... I have no idea what this means...
>
> 9:09pm [root@cartman] /usr/local/etc -> ps auxw | grep su
> root     19247  0.0  1.4   592  888  p0  RV   31Dec69    0:00.00
> -su (tcsh)
> root     19200  0.0  1.4   592  888  p0  D     9:05PM    0:00.16
> -su (tcsh)
>
> each time I execute this commant the above su's PID increments to the next
> available PID, so it appears to be a transient thing.  But what
> IS it?  and
> it's been running since December 31st, 1969??? ;^)
>
> This is probably my ignorance showing through, but it's just confusing as
> all heck to me.  Can anyone explain this?
>
> Thanks,
> Chris
>
>
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