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    SubjectRe: Pausing a task
    On Mon, 2005-06-13 09:27:41 -0700, Vadim Lobanov <vlobanov@speakeasy.net> wrote:
    > On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
    > > On Mon, 2005-06-13 11:50:34 -0400, Richard B. Johnson <linux-os@analogic.com> wrote:
    > > > Let's say that "Hacker Jack" just got fired because
    > > > he was disrupting a project. One needs to find any of
    > > > his processes where he might be deleting a project
    > > > tree. Pausing, rather than killing the tasks would
    > > > allow evidence to be gathered. Basically, I need
    > > > to set the task(s) priorities to something that
    > > > will take them out of the run-queue altogether.
    > >
    > > ~# pkill -SIGSTOP -U richard
    > >
    > > < examine the situation, attach gdb/strace/ltrace/whatever >
    > >
    > > If you just want to let'em continue:
    > >
    > > ~# pkill -SIGCONG -U richard
    >
    > I think that's supposed to be "-SIGCONT" instead. :-)

    Of course. You passed the test :->

    MfG, JBG

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