What comes after suspend blockers
Posted Jun 3, 2010 10:24 UTC (Thu) by nix
Parent article: What comes after suspend blockers
Another is to have a user-space daemon which informs processes that it's time to stop what they are doing and go idle. Any process which fails to comply can be reminded with a series of increasingly urgent signals, culminating in SIGKILL if need be.
SIGSTOP, surely? Just as uncatchable, and we're trying to stop them chewing CPU, not kill them stone dead.
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