port math/gnuplot hangs and ignores "kill -9"
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Sep 14 15:42:46 UTC 2009
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 04:37:28PM +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> on ia64 HEAD, gnuplot-4.2.6, any plot command
> hangs the program. top shows gnuplot is using 100% of CPU,
> yeat CPU time is zero:
> PID UID THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND
> 60071 1001 2 48 0 98008K 51424K CPU1 1 0:00 100.00% gnuplot
> kill -9 60071, either from my account, or from root,
> has no effect, the process is still there.
> I cannot find a way to terminate this hanged process without reboot.
> This seems to be a regression.
running gnuplot in batch (non-interactive) mode seems fine, so
the problem seems to be with the screen terminal.
I'm mostly puzzled by the fact that I cannot kill the process..
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