Immortal processes [was: mc not loading and not dying (sid)]
On Sun, 08 Jan 2006 15:32:11 +0200
Linas Zvirblis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> By the way, there is no such thing as unkillable, "killall -9
> mc" and "killall -9 acroread" should get rid of them.
I have lately encountered processes that don't respond to -9. I think it was an automount process. Regardless, what's up with that? Is there any other way to kill processes that don't respond to -9 (aside from of course, the dreaded reboot...)?
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