Not Able to Kill a Process using 'kill -9'

(Doc ID 1133314.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 2.6.9-67.0.22.EL and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

There are some processes' state(header "STAT" or "S") is 'D' in 'ps -elf' command result and can not  kill these processes using "kill -9" command.

 

Cause

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