> > > 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
> > haveworked_.
> Doesn't matter. killall could have been scanning the process table directly
> and it still would not have worked and for the same reason described
If he got D-state than yes. But if he tried to stop forkbomb by
killall, it is user error. [Maybe he did not try to stop forkbomb, I
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