VirtualBox

Ticket #3586 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Long running VirtualBox produces VBoxSysInfo.sh zombie processes => Fixed in SVN

Reported by: markuswp Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Linux

Description

Long running VirtualBox process produces one VBoxSysInfo.sh zombie process every 24 hours (around midnight).

Host: Debian Lenny 5.0, VirtualBox 2.1.4

$ ps axu | grep VBoxSysInfo:

user  20608  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar12   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  22734  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar13   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  24539  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar14   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  26665  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar15   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  28566  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar16   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  31242  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar17   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user   1171  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar18   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user   3306  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar19   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user   5573  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar20   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user   8059  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar21   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  10614  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar22   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  13755  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar23   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  15837  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    Mar24   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>
user  18429  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        Z    09:27   0:00 [VBoxSysInfo.sh] <defunct>


$ pstree:

init-+
     |-VBoxSVC-+-VirtualBox-+-14*[VBoxSysInfo.sh]
     |         |            `-21*[{VirtualBox}]
     |         `-10*[{VBoxSVC}]

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Summary changed from Long running VirtualBox produces VBoxSysInfo.sh zombie processes to Long running VirtualBox produces VBoxSysInfo.sh zombie processes => Fixed in SVN

Thanks for this report! Fixed in SVN.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Hmm, which version of VirtualBox is that exactly? Are you sure that you are talking about 2.1.4 PUEL? Or is that 2.1.4 from Debian experimental? Or the 2.2.0 Beta 1?

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by markuswp

It is 2.1.4 PUEL installed via http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian repository

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Ok, thanks. Problem found.

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
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