umshutdown(1) shutdown a umview/kmview machine


umshutdown [ time ]


This command is used to shut down the current umview/kmview virtual machine. When called without any argument, it sends a TERM signal to all the processes running in the current virtual machine, waits for 30 second and then it sends a KILL signal to all the survining processes. The optional argument is the number of seconds between the TERM and KILL signals.


View-OS is a project of the Computer Science Department, University of Bologna. Project Leader: Renzo Davoli.

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