Bug 103951 - /dev/ttyX hangs at random under moderate load
/dev/ttyX hangs at random under moderate load
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 103950
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-09-08 07:23 EDT by Michael J. Cohen
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:58:30 EST
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Description Michael J. Cohen 2003-09-08 07:23:15 EDT
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Description of problem:
/dev/tty2 hangs when /dev/tty1 is producing a moderate CPU load and/or heavy IO.

killing the associated login process appears to reset the tty.

tested on two SMP machines ( dual 1GHz, ECC ) and a UP laptop.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. generate moderate to heavy CPU load and/or moderate to heavy CPU load
2. switch to tty2
3. generate moderate to heavy load, and press ctrl-c

Actual Results:  ctrl-c and every key pressed thereafter are ignored until 
affected /bin/login is killed.

Expected Results:  ctrl-c should have killed the process on tty2.

Additional info:

annoying :)
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-09-08 12:29:16 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 103950 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:58:30 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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