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Output from PS is question marks.

Ken McLauchlin_2
Occasional Visitor

Output from PS is question marks.

The ps command is show question marks for CPU and TIME. I've searched and seen that this is fixable via a reboot, but was wondering if there were any other options.

Thanks,

Ken

ps -ef
UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD
root 524288 0 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [kernel idle]
root 524289 524288 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? /sbin/init -a
root 524290 524288 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [kproc_creator_da]
root 524291 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icsmsg_arr_nopro]
root 524292 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_nomem_dae]
root 524293 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_throttle_]
root 524294 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524295 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524296 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_nanny]
root 524297 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icscli_throttle_]
root 524298 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [CFS daemon]
root 524300 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524301 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524302 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524303 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524304 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_pe]
root 524305 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_pe]
root 524306 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_pe]
root 524308 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524309 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524310 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_fr]
root 524311 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_pe]
root 524338 524290 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? [icssvr_daemon_pe]
root 524368 524289 ?.? Dec 14 ?? ?? /sbin/vold -k
3 REPLIES
Kapil Jha
Honored Contributor

Re: Output from PS is question marks.

Well can you try to run a new process may be smthing like
#sleep &
and see in ps -elf|grep sleep

if its showing time.

BR,
Kapil+
I am in this small bowl, I wane see the real world......
Ken McLauchlin_2
Occasional Visitor

Re: Output from PS is question marks.

Tried that, output below:

ss7@wmcbc1>sleep 10 &
[1] 679777
ss7@wmcbc1>ps -elf | grep sleep
808001 ???+ 23 679443 678430 ?.? ? ? 176K ? 14:53:53 ?? grep sleep
80808001 ??? 23 679777 678430 ?.? ? ? 176K ? 14:53:51 ?? sleep 10
ss7@wmcbc1>
Ken McLauchlin_2
Occasional Visitor

Re: Output from PS is question marks.

Apologies all just realised I've not given any details of the server.

It's an AlphaServer DS15, Tru64 V5.1B (Rev. 2650), 2GB RAM.