Enterprise Networking Planet: Killing With Linux: A Primer

[ Thanks to Carla
for this link. ]

“So there you are, dutifully wading through the documentation
for whatever gnarly Linux application you’re rassling into
submission. You’re running commands and editing configuration files
and things are working and life is good. Until–yes, you knew the
good times weren’t going to last — until you hit the dreaded ‘send
the process a SIGHUP’ instruction.

“Unfazed, you motor onwards. What is a SIGHUP and how do you
send it? Is it like a bouquet of flowers that you send your

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