There may be times when you need to kill off a hung process. This article can help you determine whether the process has truly hung.
- Find the process ID of the process--for example, if you are looking for
ps -elfwww | grep rsync
The output looks like this:
4 S root 3589 3586 0 97 17 - 40955 poll_s Sep08 ? 00:00:04 /usr/local/jetapps/usr/bin/rsync
The process ID is the fourth field from the left; in this example, it is 3589.
- Kill the process: