No, the process must at least get to a pre-emption point (sorry, IQuote:> If my process call a system call and already in kernal mode.
> then I send a kill -9 to my process.
> The system will change to user mode and recive the signal?
don't know the real word for this). For some kernels (ie, non-
preemptible), I believe the system call must finish. Only then is the
Of course for -9 it doesn't actually return to user mode.
At least, this is my understanding. I'm not an expert.