Re: 260t11-bk4 problem -- hung processes

From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Sun Dec 07 2003 - 15:22:06 EST

On Sun, 7 Dec 2003, sean darcy wrote:

> Pete Clements wrote:
> > With 2.6.0-t11-bk4, mozilla hangs before it can come up.
> > At this point other processes that touch the associated
> > /proc entries hang also (such as a ps). Can not kill the
> > process. Shutdown also hangs.
> >
> > Everything fine with bk3.
> >
> Same here.
> I can run top. But as soon as I try to start mozilla, top freezes. Other
> odd processes hang: the shutdown script for cups hangs; uic from qt
> hangs; startkde hangs ( good thing gnome works! ).
> bk3 also works for me. From the bk4 changelog, not clear whats the problem

It got fixed, wait for the next snapshot.

ChangeSet 1.1512 2003/12/06 14:34:40 torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Fix the PROT_EXEC breakage on anonymous mmap.

Clean up the tests while at it.
mm/mmap.c 1.95 2003/12/06 14:34:36 torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Fix PROT_EXEC breakage on anonymous mmap.
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