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Re: unconfiguring swap at shutdown

On Sep 1, 2008, at 10:37 PM, Daniel Carosone wrote:

The trouble is the unkillable buggers, blocking on some resource that
will never become available again,  that have gobbled all memory and
are the reason for needing the rebbot in the first place.

It's the kernel talking. There is no such think as an unkillable process! There's no reason the kernel can't learn how to awaken a blocked process for the purpose of committing suicide.

-- thorpej

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