Suggestien for the sendsignals bootscript

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Oct 15 11:17:21 PDT 2001

On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 08:05:54PM +0200, S?bastien HINDERER wrote:
> Hi listers,
>   A few days ago, I posted a message explaining that my braille daemon was
> not terminating properly when rebooting or halting the system. Since I
> understood why, and here is my explanation: in the sendsignals script, I
> think there should be a delay between the TERM and KILL signals are sent, to
> let processes the time to die gracefully.
> I've checked, on Debian and Slackware, they do a "sleep" between TERM and
> KILL. I think LFS should do the same. Maybe, 3-5 seconds would be a
> reasonable delay.

it's on the buglist already to be taken care of while we're fixing up the
entire bootscript system.

Gerard Beekmans

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