Provided by: sysvinit_2.86.ds1-6ubuntu32_i386 bug

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 kernel threads and 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

                                  04 Nov 2003                      KILLALL5(8)