port math/gnuplot hangs and ignores "kill -9"
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Mon Sep 14 17:22:42 UTC 2009
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 04:42:41PM +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> 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..
It could be that the process is stuck in the 'D' state (uninterruptable wait).
You can veryfiy that by running 'ps -u' and looking in the eight column when
gnuplot is running.
Does the window with the plot actually appear?
Interactive use of gnuplot-4.2.6 is fine on amd64 7.2-RELEASE-p2.
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