initscript: Do I have to wait for a service to stop?
mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Mon Jan 17 20:54:18 UTC 2011
On Mon, 17.01.11 14:31, Petr Pisar (ppisar at redhat.com) wrote:
> On 2011-01-17, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Now when you send a signal to the watchdog daemon, it can take several
> > seconds to shut down.
> I hope systemd and similar inits running daemons on foreground solve
> this problem simply by waiting for the child's PID.
Yes, that's what happens in systemd. However we currently use SIGKILL
after a timeout, if the normal kill signal (SIGTERM usually) didn't
work. I have now added to my TODO list to make this SIGKILL step
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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