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Date:      Fri, 10 Jul 2009 00:31:46 -0400
From:      Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>
To:        Roy Stuivenberg <roys1012@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: npviewer.bin
Message-ID:  <4ad871310907092131r34756d2dy4a620c1751f742da@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <1247198848.1763.46.camel@rs-unix.roycs.nl>
References:  <1247198848.1763.46.camel@rs-unix.roycs.nl>

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Hi, Roy

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Roy Stuivenberg<roys1012@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> For a while I'm facing this Issue: Firefox seems to hang, and when I
> look with the command TOP is see npviewer.bin a few times.

Could be from multiple flash-based web pages.  I don't use flash on
FreeBSD, so I cannot confirm how npviewer reacts to multiple embedded
flash 'objects'.

> My processor makes a lot of noise, and after : pkill npviewer.bin, it
> stops for a while.

It's probably screaming for help.  Hopefully you mean the fan though.

> Laterly I notice the return of npviewer.bin again, so the pkill is not
> even working anymore.
> Hopefully there is a better salutation then pkill ??
>

Try killall(1).


-- 
Glen Barber



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