Bellow is my "top". I notice the number of my processes has been dropped and the zombie increased. My server is slower then before and some images not even load. Is the slowness because of the number of process is small to handle requests? How do I increase this number of process and minimize the zombies?
I understand these are processes that have died (but are not yet buried! ) 28 seems a lot though - I occasionally see 1 on my server. The number of processes shouldn't be a problem - I regularly see something like 120 processes 110 sleeping - and have no problem with speed. What are you running on the server (static html pages, forum??)