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SubjectRe: on exit xterm totally wrecks linux 2.4.11 to 2.4.14-pre6 (unkillable processes)
 >> 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
>> 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, yes, i'm using devfs that seems to be the problem, do you know
how to fix it ?

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