Bug 211957 - top goes into hard loop on xterm exit
top goes into hard loop on xterm exit
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 211956
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: procps (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-10-24 00:23 EDT by Major
Modified: 2007-11-16 20:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-24 06:17:13 EDT
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Description Major 2006-10-24 00:23:10 EDT
Description of problem:
top run as root goes into hard loop if the xterm it is running under exits

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start an xterm
2. su to root
3. run top
4. kill the xterm
Actual results:
top process goes into hard loop consuming 100% of available cpu

Expected results:
top process terminates

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Comment 1 Karel Zak 2006-10-24 06:17:13 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 211956 ***

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