Some processes stay active after killing its PID
alfred at freebsd.org
Tue Nov 27 17:55:21 PST 2007
* Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> [071127 11:59] wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 01:24:56PM -0600, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> > On Tue, 27 Nov 2007, Honza Holakovsky wrote:
> >> Well, didn't know that, "/bin/kill -9 wdfs_PID" works, great
> >> Thanks a lot, after your advice I read an article about csh built-in
> >> commands, never heard of it from any fbsd handbook...
> > I am completely baffled why this worked. Why would /bin/kill -9 work when
> > the built in csh kill -9 wouldn't?
> According to the manual page for the built-in kill command, it
> recognizes 'kill -s 9', but not 'kill -9'.
Is it too late to remove csh from the base system? :D
- Alfred Perlstein
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