In the last episode (Aug 18), Reid Sutherland said:
> Hi everyone,
> 'processlist' displays the current list of mysql threads as seen by
> mysql. I'm looking for that same list but in real thread PID form.
> Right now I need to be able to tell which thread is which at a system
> level. Then I'm able to send a SIGKILL to some problem threads.
You cannot send signals to individual threads. Signals are delivered
to the process as a whole rather than to a thread. The only way to
kill a thread is from within the application itself. Mysql provides
the "kill <id>" command for this.