Re: [BUG] 2.6.12-rc3: unkillable java process in TASK_RUNNING on AMD64

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 06:14:23 EST

On Wednesday, 27 of April 2005 13:01, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> In article <200504271152.15423.rjw@xxxxxxx> you wrote:
> > I'm having a problem with 2.6.12-rc3 and the Java VM (from SuSE 9.2)
> > on AMD64.
> Java sux sometimes pretty much. Why it cannot be killed? is the system too
> slow for X to responde, or have you been able to use kill -9? Maybe it
> spawns threads too fast, try to "killall -9 java".

No. It is exactly _one_ Java process that _does_ _not_ _react_ to kill -9. Apart
from this, the system is responsive and the other processes get their CPU
share as usual (eg if I run another process that normally would get ~100%
of the CPU, now it gets 50% of it and the rest is "used" for the Java).

It looks like a kernel bug to me this time.


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