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SubjectRe: Behavior under swap catastrophe?
In article <> 
Olaf Titz <> wrote:
>If init ever dies, the system is toast and needs the reset button.
>Even a clean shutdown is impossible, since nothing will wait() for
>exited processes, their process table slots and therefore their
>working directories remain in zombie state, and umount fails.

mount -ro remount

Might get you a clean shutdown - I've found it works sometimes when a
process fails to die. A working "umount -f" would be nicer...


Ray Auchterlounie <>
"Forty Two! Is that all you've got to show for
seven and a half million years' work?"

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