Init Process Not Reaping in UEK4 Using Ksplice Result in Large Amount of Defunct Processes
Last updated on JUNE 12, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
The number of defunct per minute was small but it goes up around 3-7 processes per minute.
Defunct process will eventually number into thousands.
Only seen this problem on this combination:
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