6/12/72                                                 KILL (II)

NAME            kill -- destroy process

SYNOPSIS        (process number in r0)

                sys kill  / kill = 37.; not in assembler

DESCRIPTION     kill destroys a process, given its process num-

                ber.  The process leaves a core image.

                This call is restricted to the super-user, and is

                intended only to kill an otherwise unstoppable


FILES           --

SEE ALSO        --

DIAGNOSTICS     c-bit set if user is not the super-user, or if

                process does not exist.

BUGS            kill has been known to be ineffective.

OWNER           ken, dmr