Openshift pod process container does not correctly reap zombie process with shareProcessNamespace set

Solution Verified - Updated -


Pod processes stuck in defunct state. Pod process container is not correctly reaping pods that have the shareProcessNamespace flag set to True.
Exhaustion of the process table slots on some worker nodes.


Red Hat Openshift Container Platform 4.4
Red Hat Openshift Container Platform 4.5
Red Hat Openshift Container Platform 4.6

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content