Bug 231996 - New feature request: I would like a kernel magic key for SIGSTOP
New feature request: I would like a kernel magic key for SIGSTOP
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-03-13 10:55 EDT by Juan
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-14 09:13:51 EDT
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Description Juan 2007-03-13 10:55:09 EDT
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Description of problem:
Sometimes my computer (with only 256 RAM) gets stuck when swapping and accesing disk fast at the same time and I have to reset it. A new magic key able to deliver SIGSTOP to all the tasks (except init) would allow the user to recover from these situations.

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Comment 1 Dave Jones 2007-03-14 09:13:51 EDT
send feature requests like this to linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org instead.

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