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Re: F11: kill -9 doesn't work



On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:23:46AM -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jul 2009 15:01:50 +0100
> Terry Barnaby wrote:
> 
> > I know 3D is horribly broken in F11 :( as well as many other things,
> > but I would have thought that kill -9 should still work ...
> 
> Not if it is stuck inside the kernel, kill -9 only kills things
> as they come out of the kernel.

And since the OP indicated he was using the ATI driver, I'd say this
might be a classic case study in why proprietary, closed-source
drivers are bad from the user's perspective too, not just the
distro's.

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