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How to know a process is a zombie or orphan process?

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How to know a process is a zombie or orphan process?..

Answer / lohith

type ps -a if you find any status as defunct then the
process is zombie

Is This Answer Correct ?    22 Yes 5 No

How to know a process is a zombie or orphan process?..

Answer / nishanta

The Correct Answer is :

ps -ef | grep Z

Where Z will Catch Up all the Zombie Processes & We can kill those to Free the Processor Load.

Is This Answer Correct ?    15 Yes 6 No

How to know a process is a zombie or orphan process?..

Answer / abha

If process is not in function . type ps-a if not reffreing
then orphan

Is This Answer Correct ?    5 Yes 8 No

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