Many thanks to those who responded!
>Sometimes a process attached to a serial port will die unexpectedly
>but remain in the 'exiting' status while waiting for a child which is
>already dead or 'defunct'. This happens on both 386i and IPC machines
>and does not seem to be associated with any program - it happens while running
>tip or in-house programs.
Of the responses, there were two which I found useful for solving my
Run 'trace -p' on the exiting process and through some method which appears
to be "magical" the process will unblock.
I applied the patch 100225-02 to fix some bugs in the STREAMS drivers.
Thanks again to those who replied,
Ken Cox Voice: (801) 375-0177
Larson Davis Inc. Fax: (801) 375-0182
Provo, UT 84601
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