Re: 2.4.4 sluggish under fork load

From: Rene Puls (
Date: Sat Apr 28 2001 - 10:07:09 EST

Peter Osterlund wrote:
> Another thing is that the bash loop "while true ; do /bin/true ; done" is
> not possible to interrupt with ctrl-c.

        Same thing here.

> A third thing I noticed is that starting a gnome session in redhat 7.0
> takes longer. (It takes more time for the gnome splash screen to
> appear.)

        I had similar problems with Sawfish: Starting a program from
the root menu would take about one or two seconds under 2.4.4.

> Reverting the fork patch makes all these problems go away on my
> machine.

        This patch worked for me as well.


Rene Puls <>                                 0x8652FFE2                    personal/pgp-key
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