Strange /dev/tty behaviour on 7.0-PRELEASE
Jesper Louis Andersen
jesper.louis.andersen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 15:34:39 PST 2008
On Jan 18, 2008 1:08 PM, Kostik Belousov <kostikbel at gmail.com> wrote:
> After your post, I could imagine the almost plausible scenario how to
> get more then one /dev/tty in the listing, but the other behaviour that
> looks like deadlock, isn't.
Well, your commit here:
gratiously provided to me by Peter Wemm solved the problem I had. I think we
are "talking past each other" with the lockup due to my bad choice of words:
The kernel did not deadlock, but a process executed after having multiple
tty's made that process hang with the ktrace I posted. The kernel itself
were still running fine though anything in need of /dev/tty would hang. I
hope this clears up the misconceptions.
The patch fixes my problem completely. Thanks!
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