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Bug 231996 - New feature request: I would like a kernel magic key for SIGSTOP
Summary: New feature request: I would like a kernel magic key for SIGSTOP
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 6
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-13 14:55 UTC by Juan
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-14 13:13:51 UTC

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Description Juan 2007-03-13 14:55:09 UTC
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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 13:13:51 UTC
send feature requests like this to instead.

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