Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 103951
/dev/ttyX hangs at random under moderate load
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:57:26 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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 103950 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.