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    SubjectRe: kill -9 <pid of X>
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    In message <Pine.HPP.3.91.980812074127.18031B-100000@gaia.ecs.csus.edu>, "Jon M
    . Taylor" wrote:

    } But I wasn't trying to kill the machine. I was trying to make the
    } X server hang up in a way that is supposed to work correctly.

    Then put that sledgehammer away and quit sending it signal 9 (the only signal
    it can't possibly handle cleanly). Try sending it a HUP; works like a charm.

    --
    Jon Hamilton
    hamilton@pobox.com


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