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Date:      Mon, 11 Jun 2018 19:10:00 -0500
From:      CyberLeo Kitsana <cyberleo@cyberleo.net>
To:        Ole <ole@free.de>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Unable to kill processes using either Ctrl-C or 'kill'
Message-ID:  <7cf1c687-f424-4612-7809-da45713588db@cyberleo.net>
In-Reply-To: <20180611104857.272ba600.ole@free.de>
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On 06/11/2018 03:48 AM, Ole wrote:
<snip>> I got stuck in the same situation:
> 
> # kill -9 91651
> # ps -o pid,jid -awux | grep 91651
> 91651  11 root              0.0  0.0   101488   29344  -  TsJ Fri05       2:10.18 /usr/local/sbin/syslog-ng -p /var/run/syslog.pid
> 
> and I wonder if there is anything I can do to get rid of this process.
> I had this situation last year too and ended up in restarting the whole
> system. But now I can't reboot.

This process is stopped (state T). Sending it signal 19 (SIGCONT) might
help unstick it long enough for it to receive SIGKILL.

It might be a good idea to try and figure out why it got stopped in the
first place, though.

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