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Re: unconfiguring swap at shutdown
On Sep 2, 2008, at 9:16 AM, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
In principle, you're right; in practice, it's all just signal
sometimes to processes that appear to be blocked waiting for something
important. We'd need a different mechanism to terminate processes
very extreme prejudice.
No, I'm not talking about signal delivery. Signal delivery is a very
specific code path that only executes when a process is about to
return to userspace.
Yes, I'm talking about a different mechanism.
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