From: Rudmer van Dijk
Date: Mon Dec 13 2004 - 15:02:18 EST
On Monday 13 December 2004 20:33, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Rudmer van Dijk <rudmer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > OTOH, while I had no problems with the previous mm's or with
> > > 2.6.10-rc3,
> > >
> > > with -rc3-mm1 kdm has an weird function: with kdm/unstable uptodate
> > > 4:3.3.1-3 from Debian it just restarts X when it's going to show the
> > > login/password form, restarting over and over.
> > saw it too with gdm on Gentoo,
> It's probably the ioctl screwup.
> From: Mikael Pettersson <mikpe@xxxxxxxxx>
> The ioctl-cleanup.patch in 2.6.10-rc3-mm1 broke the file ioctls: FIONREAD
> etc. These ioctls have inline code for S_ISREG() cases, but should be
> redirected to ->ioctl() for other cases. ioctl-cleanup.patch removed that
> For me, both emacs and X refused to start from a console with ENOTTY
> errors; at least emacs got the ENOTTY from FIONREAD.
the patch fixed it, all is working now.
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