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SubjectRe: 2.5.37 won't run X?
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On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 09:30:50PM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 01:59:39PM -0500, Florin Iucha wrote:
> >> X is not locked up, as it eats all the CPU. And 2.5.36 works just fine.
>
> On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 10:23:53PM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> > I noticed that the pgrp-related behaviour of some programs changed.
> > Some programs hang, some programs loop. The hang occurs when they
> > are stopped by SIGTTOU. The infinite loop occurs when they catch SIGTTOU
> > (and the same signal is sent immediately again when they leave the
> > signal routine).
> > Have not yet investigated details.
>
> Linus seems to have put out 2.5.38 with some X lockup fixes. Can you
> still reproduce this? If so, are there non-X-related testcases where
> you can trigger this? My T21 Thinkpad doesn't see this at all.
>
> I'm still prodding the SIGTTOU path trying to trigger it until then.

Weird. 2.5.38 works just fine but the head from few hours ago (which
supposedly had the fix) doesn't. Oh well, it works fine now on both the
desktop and the laptop.

florin

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