killall5



KILLALL5(8)           Linux System Administrator’s Manual          KILLALL5(8)




NAME

       killall5 -- send a signal to all processes.


SYNOPSIS

       killall5 -signalnumber


DESCRIPTION

       killall5  is the SystemV killall command. It sends a signal to all pro-
       cesses except the processes in its own session, so it  won’t  kill  the
       shell that is running the script it was called from. Its primary (only)
       use is in the rc scripts found in the /etc/init.d directory.


SEE ALSO

       halt(8), reboot(8)


AUTHOR

       Miquel van Smoorenburg, miquels@cistron.nl



                                  27 May 1997                      KILLALL5(8)

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