Asked by: Meiyun Boegner
asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th February, 2020

How do you tell if a process is hung?

a process was declared hung if:
  1. its stack trace didn't change and time didn't change after 3 checks.
  2. its stack trace didn't change and time was indicating 100% CPU load after 3 checks.

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Herein, how do you check if a process is hung in Linux?

You can run "strace -p <process_ID>" command to check if the process is hung or not. If it is running it would issue system calls and based on what system call you can also determine if it is waiting for some IO or trying to read/write a file or waiting for some other child process.

Also Know, how do I find hung processes in Windows? Run resmon to open the Resource Monitor. Identify the hung or suspended process, the Overview or CPU tab and right-click on it. In the context menu, you will see Analyze Wait Chain. Windows 10/8 now allows you to analyze Wait Chain right from the Windows Task Manager itself, apart from the Resource Monitor.

Also to know, what is a hung process?

In computing, a hang or freeze occurs when either a computer program or system ceases to respond to inputs. A hang may be temporary if caused by a condition that resolves itself, such as slow hardware, or it may be permanent and require manual intervention, as in the case of a hardware or software logic error.

How kill a hanged process in Linux?

So, the next time a Linux application or utility hangs and becomes unresponsive, all you need to do is apply one of these solutions:

  1. Click the X in the corner.
  2. Use the System Monitor.
  3. Use the xkill app.
  4. Employ the kill command.
  5. Close apps with pkill.
  6. Use killall to close software.
  7. Create a keyboard shortcut.

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