gnu/77818: GDB locks in wait4() when running applications
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 21 03:50:23 GMT 2005
The following reply was made to PR gnu/77818; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at FreeBSD.org>
To: Sean Farley <sean-freebsd at farley.org>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: gnu/77818: GDB locks in wait4() when running applications
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 14:12:45 +1030
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
On Sunday, 20 February 2005 at 19:15:01 -0600, Sean Farley wrote:
>> Synopsis: GDB locks in wait4() when running applications
> Whenever I run an application through the system's GDB, GDB locks in
> wait4(). It does not matter if the application has debugging
> information or not. /bin/ls will lock GDB up for me until I type
Is this an SMP system?
> Two systems of mine exhibit this behavior. One has the binary
> nvidia driver with a lot of changes in libmap.conf. The other is
> headless without a libmap.conf.
I've found something similar with SMP systems only. It wasn't as
consistent as the way you describe, and I was able to work around the
problem by turning off all but one CPU. See kern/77537 for more
See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.6 (FreeBSD)
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the freebsd-bugs