Kill a process without using kill command


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Kill a process without using kill command

I want to Kill a process without using kill command as i don't have privileges to kill the process. I know the pid and i am using Linux 2.6.9 OS.
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I felt this is the appropriate forum for this post. I don't see a way to delete the earlier post. Anyway the thread has been closed.

Any clue on killing a process without kill command?

Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.Smilie
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what distro do u use??
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If there are n't enough permissions, you wont be able to kill the process - be it whatever command it is.
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Fortunately this is not possible! It would be a huge problem if it was.
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1) Try /bin/kill -9 process id
2) If the process is bound to shell try pressing Ctrl-C
3) use top command and press k and give the process id.
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