Fwd: Graphical Shutdown

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Mon Sep 17 19:17:18 UTC 2007

Richi Plana (myfedora at richip.dhs.org) said: 
> Are there use-cases where feedback on service shutdown would be desired?
> It seems that if there were, a couple of lines of text would be
> minimalist.
> If sourcing shells and scripts has become a sticky point, then perhaps
> that functionality should be included in init. Which sort of brings up
> the topic of evaluating current init replacements (or, better yet, an
> init, changerunlevel, shutdown system).

I'd need to benchmark some more, but I suspect the delay is because of
a linear sequence of:

- kill -TERM $pid
- wait to see if it's dead
- kill -KILL $pid

for each service, as opposed to a global

- kill -TERM $everything
- wait a second
- kill -KILL $everything


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