[THIN] Re: Unable to kill hung process

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 13:01:15 -0000

Isn't there a possibility that simply the process isn't in a state to
receive a signal - and that the ring level of a user Admin session,
isn't sufficient to break in?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Timothy Mangan
> Sent: 12 March 2004 12:52
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Unable to kill hung process
> If you couldn't kill it as admin, then the machine suffered a 
> kernel corruption and should be rebooted at earliest 
> convenience (which is likely what you already did).  This is 
> very unusual to happen, but once in a long while you see it happen.
> tim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Lennart Koschella
> Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 3:01 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Unable to kill hung process
> Tim Mangan wrote:
> >Second question first:  If it isn't showing up in the CMC then most 
> >likely it isn't related to an ICA session  as in console 
> user or maybe 
> >even rdp user.
> It was a user who was logged in via ICA (session #4). This 
> session didn't 
> exist anymore, but the process winword.exe showed a session 
> #4 in CMC. It 
> seems as if the session was removed without killing all corresponding 
> processes. I don't know if this has happened before, but this 
> time this 
> orphan process was a processor hog.
> >I would suspect your inability to kill it with those tools 
> would mean 
> >that you were not logged in with admin authority.
> This is exactly the problem: I logged in as an administrator and got 
> "Access denied".
> >PS:  It is unfortunate that the OS allows this to happen at 
> all.  But 
> >then if Microsoft fixed this I might not sell as much of my product!
> <g>

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