LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-05-2004, 09:03 AM   #1
spuzzzzzzz
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Australia
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 465

Rep: Reputation: 30
kill a process for sure


Is there a better way to kill a process than "kill -9"? Sometimes I have a problem with my nfs server and all the nfs-related processes on the client hang. They don't respond to kill -9. They also mess up any future nfs-related activity. And I can't reboot cleanly because the "Sending all processes the KILL signal" line just sits there...
 
Old 06-05-2004, 05:59 PM   #2
kvedaa
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Virginia
Distribution: PacketProtector
Posts: 331

Rep: Reputation: 30
In those situations where you find that you are unable to kill a process, it is often in your best interest to take a closer look at what other process a process is tied to, on way of doing this is by:

ps aexf

You might have success, by attacking the associated (parent and child) process, which might be preventing the process form passing on.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Process won't kill mrsolo Linux - Software 5 08-03-2007 01:45 PM
I want to kill process Jeon, Chang-Min Linux - General 6 08-09-2005 01:14 AM
cannot kill process (kill -9 does not work) mazer13a Linux - General 1 05-27-2005 03:32 PM
Cannot kill process Zeno McDohl Linux - General 13 04-14-2005 03:31 PM
can't kill the process ust Linux - Software 1 09-15-2004 07:05 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:03 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration