[CentOS] Peculiar process name in /proc

Mon Aug 5 22:30:51 UTC 2019
Mark Milhollan <mlm at pixelgate.net>

On Mon, 5 Aug 2019, John Horne wrote:

> lrwxrwxrwx. 1 xymon xymon 0 Aug  2 14:07 /proc/58032/exe -> /usr/sbin/xymond;5d44410e (deleted)
>I am aware of what the 'deleted' part means, but have no idea what the
>';5d44410e' part means. Is this some sort of thread reference?

IIRC that's the inode of the file, that still exists until the last 
reference goes away.  Restarting the service, perhaps as part of a 
reboot, will end the reference and free the inode causing the new file 
to be used.