Explore releases from Process Is Dead at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Process Is Dead at the Discogs Marketplace. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CDr release of "Process Is Dead" on Discogs. Killing Zombies! Also known as “defunct” or “dead” process – In simple words, a Zombie process is one that is dead but is present in the. Process Is Dead discography and songs: Music profile for Process Is Dead. Genres: Screamo, Emoviolence. Albums include Document #6, Process Is Dead. Zombie processes aren't really processes they are the leftover bits of dead processes that haven't been cleaned up properly by their parent. Zombie processes in Linux are sometimes also referred to as defunct or dead processes. They're processes that have completed their execution. You could parse /proc/%d/stat which if the PID currently exists will give you information about the process. This will work on any Linux. › questions › what-killed-my-process-and-why. The process to be killed is based on a score taking into account runtime (long-running processes are safer), memory usage (greedy processes are. › questions › what-if-killdoes-not-work.