Bug 128346 - Machine up 12 hours and unable to launch new xterm or konsole or gnome-terminal
Summary: Machine up 12 hours and unable to launch new xterm or konsole or gnome-terminal
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 128154
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-07-21 23:22 UTC by Xander D Harkness
Modified: 2016-06-07 22:44 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 19:04:35 UTC
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Description Xander D Harkness 2004-07-21 23:22:38 UTC
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Description of problem:
I try to open a new tab in gnome-terminal or launch an xterm or run
konsole and the CPU is 100% used for about a minute and then stops.

xterms will fail to appear and I get a blank tab on gnome-terminal.

I ran xterm from an existing terminal and get the following error:

[harkness@station13 harkness]$ xterm
xterm: Error 32, errno 2: No such file or directory
Reason: get_pty: not enough ptys

doing a search on Google I get the following suggestions that udev or
devfsd is required.  If this is the case then they should be
dependencies or something I guess:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Work with machine for while - between 1 and 12 hours
2.try to open a new terminal
3.the cpu will become 100% used and the terminal will fail to appear

Actual Results:  I get a blank tab in gnome-terminal

Expected Results:  I should get a fully functional tab or xterm with
minimal load

Additional info:

Comment 1 Warren Togami 2004-07-23 02:57:34 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 128154 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:04:35 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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