Unix Interview Questions and Answers


What are the process states in Unix?

As a process executes it changes state according to its circumstances. Unix processes
have the following states:

Running : The process is either running or it is ready to run .

Waiting : The process is waiting for an event or for a resource.

Stopped : The process has been stopped, usually by receiving a signal.

Zombie : The process is dead but have not been removed from the process table.

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