In the last episode (Oct 03), James said:
>     I just setup a new machine, And I installed 5.1 on the system. I
>     have been using and running FreeBSD for over 3/4 years and I have
>     never seen this problem. The question is if I killed pid #11
>     would init die? The process has been using 99% CPU for the past 2
>     days and wont stop. What is casuing this idle ghost process and
>     cant it be stoped and can i kill it without problems. All replys
>     will be appreciated. thanks
> 
> 
> USER         PID %CPU %MEM   VSZ  RSS  TT  STAT STARTED      TIME COMMAND
> root          11 99.0  0.0     0   12  ??  RL    9:27AM 509:10.58  (idle)

You can't kill it.  It's a pseudo-process that "runs" when no other
processes are runnable.

-- 
        Dan Nelson
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