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[ale] Syntax problem



On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 14:27 -0400, James P. Kinney III wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 12:40 -0400, Randy C. Ramsdell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 11:55 -0400, James P. Kinney III wrote:
> > > ssh machine "kill -9 `/sbin/pidof namd`"
> > 
> > would "killall" be better since he wants to kill all the namd processes?
> 
> No. killall uses the name of the process whereas kill uses the PID.

I realize that, but it kills the process never the less. But, kill
doesn't take into account multiple processes whose name is namd. I
thought he said kill all PIDs named namd.