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Re: Faster shutdown and the ubuntu "multiuser" update-rc.d extention

On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 10:31:33PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Felipe Sateler <fsateler@gmail.com> writes:
> > Are the five seconds that sendsigs waits between TERM and KILL
> > enough to cleanly shutdown *all* running services at the same time?
> On a heavily loaded or slow system, I suspect it would be highly
> likely some would get SIGKILL before they could shut down properly.
> I can't say I'm a big fan of the proposal for this reason.

If this is a real problem for a given service, surely its init script
should actually wait for the process to shut down cleanly? If so, it
wouldn't be a candidate for this refactoring.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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