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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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