Re: killall -9 does not work !?

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Wed May 24 2000 - 08:22:01 EST


> working on 2.2.14, I have had a DOS attack on web server
> making the load about 256.
> I tried to killall -9 httpd and it did not work at all !!
> in ps auxw I still had all process of httpd.
> I did reboot serveur and it became normal.
> question: why killall did not work ??

Recall that killall parses proc, and you'll know that it _couldnot

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