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. 3/28/2017 Red Hat linux interview Questions & Answers part 1 http://www.nextstep4it.com/redhatlinuxinterviewquestionsandanswerspart1/
3/3 < PREV NEXT > 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.