Bug 149213 - Segmentation fault if background process killed
Summary: Segmentation fault if background process killed
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bash   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
: 149103 151939 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 143573
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-02-21 11:49 UTC by Karel Zak
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2005-206
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-13 20:44:49 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2005:206 normal SHIPPED_LIVE bash bug fix update 2006-03-13 05:00:00 UTC

Description Karel Zak 2005-02-21 11:49:24 UTC
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Description of problem:
.qa.[root@ia64-21as root]# echo $$
.qa.[root@ia64-21as root]# bash
.qa.[root@ia64-21as root]# echo $$
.qa.[root@ia64-21as root]# vmstat 1 &> /dev/null &
[1] 10980
.qa.[root@ia64-21as root]# kill 10980
Segmentation fault
.qa.[root@ia64-21as root]# echo $$

It's ia64 and AS2.1 specific and it isn't "kill" problem, because it happen with the "killall" command too. If you try same things with "zsh" it work as expected.

It's real problem for administartors:

.qa.[root@ia64-21as root]# kill 11045
Connection to ia64-21as.test.redhat.com closed.

... it destroys your session :-(((

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Comment 1 James Laska 2005-02-21 12:51:30 UTC
*** Bug 149103 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2005-02-21 17:10:06 UTC
Is this a regression since 2.1 release?

Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2005-03-02 23:53:42 UTC
I've verified for myself that this is a regression since 2.1 release.

Also, this is a duplicate.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 147573 ***

Comment 7 Tim Waugh 2005-03-24 16:34:14 UTC
*** Bug 151939 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 12 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-13 20:44:49 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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