watch(8) stuck in devdrn
leafy7382 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 02:13:34 UTC 2007
On 6/1/07, Hidetoshi Shimokawa <simokawa at freebsd.org> wrote:
> The problem doesn't seem specific to tty sub system.
> I have similar problem with scsi_target.
> On 6/1/07, Robert Watson <rwatson at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 31 May 2007, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > > On 2007-05-31 18:38, Robert Watson <rwatson at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > >> I was using watch(8) this afternoon, and on trying to quit, ran into this:
> > >>
> > >> peppercorn:~> ps axl | grep watch
> > >> 0 14200 14194 0 -8 0 3416 1056 devdrn D p2- 0:00.01 watch -W tt
> > >>
> > >> It was running on a pty, but the target tty was ttyv1.
> > >
> > > If you have kern.pts.enable=1 you may have to use:
> > > http://hg.hellug.gr/freebsd/src-keramida/file/944ac3982de1/pty-devdrn
> > >
> > > Without this patch and kern.pts.enable=1 all ptys seem to get stuck in
> > > devdrn on process exit. AFAIK, Kostik Belousov and Tor Egge know this and
> > > are already working on a fix:
> > I'm not using pts.enable on this box.
> > Robert N M Watson
> > Computer Laboratory
> > University of Cambridge
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mount_smbfs has been having this problem for quite a while too.
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