Re: CPU hogs ignoring SIGTERM (unkillable processes)

From: Andreas Schwab
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 09:10:57 EST

"Ulrich Windl" <ulrich.windl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hello,
> today I've discovered a programming error in one of my programs (that's fixed
> already). When trying to replace the binary, I found out that the processes seem
> unaffected by a plain "kill": They just continue to consume CPU. However, a "kill
> -9" terminates them. ist that intended behavior? I guess not. Here are some facts:

Are you sure it doesn't block or ignore the signal?


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