Re: 2.5.37 won't run X?

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Sat Sep 21 2002 - 23:30:50 EST

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.

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