Question about kill

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri May 4 12:10:00 GMT 2012


On May  4 13:51, marco atzeri wrote:
> On 5/4/2012 2:25 PM, eric_justin_allan@cfl.rr.com wrote:
> >Hey I'm not sure what version of cygwin I am using
> 
> see
>  uname -a
> 
> >but I can't seem to
> >kill a server program with kill and I was hoping someone here might be
> >able to shine some light on the subject.
> 
> cygwin program or MS program ?
> cygwin kill is for cygwin programs.
> 
> Usually
>   kill -9 your_program_name
> 
> works very well

Additionally check if you have the permissions to kill the process.  If
you're running under an admin account on Vista and later, make sure to
run the shell with full permissions ("run as administrator").


Corinna

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