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Re: How to shoot yourself in the foot: kill -9 postmaster

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to shoot yourself in the foot: kill -9 postmaster
Date: 2001-03-06 01:55:41
Message-ID: 28732.983843741@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> killproc should send a kill -15 to the process, wait a few seconds for
> it to exit.  If it does not, try kill -1, and if that doesn't kill it,
> then kill -9.

Tell it to the Linux people ... this is their boot-script code we're
talking about.

			regards, tom lane

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