Zombie processes Firefox and Mozilla

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 17:50:02 UTC 2005

On 12/9/05, Markus Huber <humarfedoralists at yahoo.de> wrote:
> does anyone experience zombie processes after having started firefox or
> mozilla? They are there immediatly after having started firefox or
> mozilla. I do not know since when I have them, just saw them yesterday,
> when I was tracking a bad data-harddisk - which is replaced by now.
> This FC4-box is at actual patchlevel, and the versions are:
> [markus at fc4 ~]$ rpm -q mozilla
> mozilla-1.7.12-1.5.1
> [markus at fc4 ~]$ rpm -q firefox
> firefox-1.0.7-1.1.fc4

I do not know whether it is related to that or not, but often the
window of Forefox does not show up and I have to go to kill the
Firefox process and start again Firefox. (Running Firefox 1.5 from the


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