Murder Most Fowl - page 4
Dealing with SIGHUP
As you saw in
man signal, there are dozens of ways to control processes. Here are the commonly-used ones:
kill -STOP [pid] SIGSTOP (17,19,23) stops a process without killing it
kill -CONT [pid] SIGCONT (19,18,25)restarts a stopped process
kill -KILL [pid] SIGKILL (9) forces the process to terminate immediately and performs no cleanup
kill -9 -1 Kill all processes that you own
SIGKILL and SIGSTOP can not be caught, blocked or ignored, but the others can. These are your big guns of last resort.
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