[CentOS] System V Init Script

John R. Dennison jrd at gerdesas.com
Wed Jun 3 10:02:48 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 04:42:09AM -0500, John R. Dennison wrote:
> 	I'd think that the pgrep is matching both the processes you want
> 	to kill _and_ the init.d script itself.  Try "pgrep -x" which
> 	will exactly match the specified command.
> 	Even better, use "pkill -x -9 my_app" which will combine the
> 	grep and kill tasks in a single command; the -9 specifies the
> 	signal to send to the matches processes.
> 	"man pgrep" for more information on both commands.

	Blame it on the early hour but it should probably actually read:

	"pkill -x -9 my_app_bin"


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