> >> I was just wondering , if Iam running process's , lets say BIND, or
> >> named as its know, can I just do kill pid for named or is this the
> >> wrong way to kill it?
The advice offered by the lads is absolutely correct. In all cases try
and use the application/service own shutdown mechanism first. If you
do want to kill something, God knows I love to do it myself, start
with the man pages. It helps if you have a good knowledge of what it
is you are trying to kill. For instance if it has an interface ctrl+c
tends to help. Kill -9 PID is the hitman, killall allows you to kill
by name and process group. So `man kill`, `man killall`.
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