Gracefully logging off another user.
Colin at spudulike.me.uk
Tue Nov 11 22:14:34 UTC 2008
On Tuesday 11 November 2008 21:28:56 Rashkae wrote:
> Colin Murphy wrote:
> > What is the most graceful way, as a super user, to log out another user
> > closing all of their processes and ending their session?
> If the concern is a cpu hungry task, you can always simply renice or
> suspend the process. However, if system response time is suffering so
> badly, I suspect your issue is more likely to be RAM starvation, and the
> system response slugishness is caused by swapping.
renice and suspend sound like options, better to leave the application ticking
over rather than killing it if at all possible. I know very little about
renice and suspend though. How would the owner of a process de-renice an
app, or would this happen automatically when they next make use of it?
Colin at Spudulike.me.uk
Gotta go, things to be, people to do, and stuff to, err, stuff.
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