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<strong>Function</strong> - Exit a processor.
<strong>kern_return_t	processor_exit</strong>
		<strong>(processor_t</strong>	<var>processor</var><strong>);</strong>
<dt> <var>processor</var> 
[in processor send right]
The processor to be controlled.
The <strong>processor_exit</strong> function allows privileged software
to exit a processor in a 
multi-processor that so allows it.  An exited processor is removed from the
processor set to which it was assigned and ceases to be active.
The interpretation of 
this operation is machine dependent.
This operation is machine dependent.  It may do nothing.
The ability to restart an exited processor is machine dependent.
<dt> <strong>KERN_FAILURE</strong>
The operation was not performed.  A likely reason is that it
is not supported on this processor.
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