KILLALL5(8)    Linux System Administrator's Manual    KILLALL5(8)

NAME
       killall5 -- send a signal to all processes.

SYNOPSIS
       killall5 -signalnumber

DESCRIPTION
       killall5 is the SystemV killall command. It sends a signal
       to all processes except the processes in its own  session,
       so  it  won't kill the shell that is running the script it
       was called from. Its primary  (only)  use  is  in  the  rc
       scripts found in the /etc/init.d directory.

SEE ALSO
       halt(8), reboot(8)

AUTHOR
       Miquel van Smoorenburg, miquels@cistron.nl

                           27 May 1997                          1