On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 12:37 PM, Steve Kargl <
> On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 01:23:00PM -0500, Allan Jude wrote:
> > On 2014-11-16 13:07, Steve Kargl wrote:
> > > In init(8), one finds under DIAGNOSISTICS
> > >
> > > "some processes would not die; ps axl advised."
> > >
> > > So, just how is one to actually run 'ps axl advised' as
> > > the message appears as init(8) is killing off the system?
> > >
> > In this case 'advised' is not a literal part of the command, but rather,
> > it is suggesting that running 'ps axl' will show which process(es) are
> > still running, and those would be the ones that would not die.
> > When this message comes up, how far through the shutdown are you? Does
> > it stall there for a while? or continue quickly?
> Yes, I know that the message means that one should run 'ps axl'.
> The system is well beyond any hope of interactive commands at the
> console. It appears right after init(8) stops syslogd and before
> the 'stopping vnlru ... done.' message.
> I was hoping that I could put the command in /etc/shutdown.rc, but
> reading that script did not provide the insight needed to automatically
> run the command.
> It is somewhat surprising that init(8) does not give the PID(s) of
> the offending process(es).
Or why doesn't it just run it automatically.
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