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SubjectRe: [PROBLEM] Machine Freezes while Running Crossover Office


On Mon, 30 May 2005, Kyle Moffett wrote:
>
> If X is hung and not accepting data on any of its sockets, then this
> could hang the Xterm in the background, and therefore hang the printout
> from the "date" process.

Nope. There's a pty in between, and the pty buffer is much bigger than
just a few lines, so even if an xterm is hung, the program displaing on an
xterm wouldn't be affected normally (unless it reads from the tty or
outputs several kB of data).

So it's either a kernel scheduling problem, or Crossover running with RT
priority and screwing up.

Linus
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