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Date:      Fri, 08 Nov 1996 10:28:22 -0500
From:      John Duncan <jddst19+@pitt.edu>
To:        Bill Harrison <bill@mis.ashrae.org>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Dumb Question
Message-ID:  <32835195.41C67EA6@pitt.edu>
References:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.961107074815.16632A-100000@mis.ashrae.org>

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Bill Harrison wrote:
> 
> What does a message from the kernel mean when it "exits on signal 1"
> 
> Thanks
> Bill

It means you caught a SIGHUP, a hangup signal. Other things generate
hangups as well. The application usually exits fine with those. 

On a different note, for others who read this message, why do SIGTERM
and SIGKILL work nicely, but a SIGQUIT, which sounds nice and all, dump
core most of the time?
-jd



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