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Re: F11: kill -9 doesn't work



On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 22:24:57 +0100
Terry Barnaby <terry1 beam ltd uk> wrote:

> On 07/25/2009 09:03 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
> > On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 20:57:14 +0100
> > Terry Barnaby wrote:
> >
> >> In my eyes as an old Unix
> >> developer standards are slipping ...
> >
> > I dunno. Perhaps the oldest code in Unix is the code that
> > generates corefile, and you've never been able to kill -9
> > that once a process starts coredumping multiple gigabytes
> > over a slow NFS link. I wish they'd put a check in there :-).
> >
> At least that would finish eventually and the system
> would continue running :)

Linux fixed that one. You can also core dump to dump directory, or
through a core dumper helper application.


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