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Re: X Windows

Stephen Early writes ("Re: X Windows"):
> On Thu, 16 May 1996, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > > /etc/init.d/xdm stop
> > > 
> > When I run the script it seems to run ok, produces no output, and returns
> > the prompt. However, killing fvwm2 still produces a new login screen (even
> > when you do it several times). 'ps a' still shows no xdm process.
> I see - it only tries to stop xdm if it is set up to start it at boot
> time. I'll change that in the next xbase, if I remember.
> As a matter of interest, what does this do:
> start-stop-daemon --stop --verbose --exec /usr/bin/X11/xdm

It will send a SIGTERM to any process(es) whose /proc/<pid>/exec is
/usr/bin/X11/xdm, reporting what it does.  It will exit with status 1
if nothing was killed (you might want to add --oknodo).


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