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SubjectRe: on exit xterm totally wrecks linux 2.4.11 to 2.4.14-pre6 (unkillable processes)

Ricardo Martins wrote:

> Procedure
> In X windows (version 4.1.0 compiled from the sources) when writing
> "exit" in xterm to close the terminal emulator, the window freezes, and
> from that moment on, every process becomes "unkillable", including xterm
> and X (ps also freezes), and there's no way to shutdown GNU/Linux in a
> sane way (must hit reset or poweroff).

I can see the problem here with 2.4.13. I don't know if it's kernel
related, I'm used using rxvt, never xterm.

It looks like xterm takes the terminal where you started X from.

Are you using devfs ?


Pierre Rousselet <>

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