F11: kill -9 doesn't work
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 15:19:17 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-07-22 at 10:55 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:05:17AM -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-07-22 at 10:32 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > > 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.
> > Unfortunately a similar situation with the Intel driver is getting no
> > attention whatsoever. See my reply elsewhere on this thread.
> I looked in this thread and didn't see it, but maybe the thread was
> broken a while back. If you have a URL in the archives, much
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