What is a zombie?Zombie is a process state when the child dies before the parent process. In this case the structural information of the process is still in the process table. Since this process is not alive, it cannot react to signals. Zombie state can finish when the parent dies. All resources of the zombie state process are cleared by the kernel
What is a zombie?Dead process is called a zombie. The processes will die eventually at the time when they become zombies. A dead process cannot be killed. The parent process will send a signal to the operating system that is not needed the zombie by using wait () system call.