Process states in linux, Operating System

Process states in Linux OS

Running: Process is either ready to run or running

Interruptible: a Blocked part of a process and waiting for a signal or an event from another process

Uninterruptible:- a blocked state. Process waits for a hardware requirement and cannot handle any process

Stopped: Process is halted or stopped and can be restarted by some other signals

Zombie: process ended, but information is still there in the table of process.

 

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