Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 36664
Core dump or zombie created when loading XIM server
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:44 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.3 i686)
When I login in graphical mode as a normal user, there is a core in my home
When I login in as root, there is a zombie process [true <*>] which can be
seen with "ps aux".
Steps to Reproduce:
1.login firstly as normal user,there is a core.delete it.logout
2.login as root ,there is zombie,logout
3.login as normal user,there is a new core
There is bug in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/xinput,
It's very easy to fix it.
Just add one line to the beginning of the file (after #!/bin/sh of course):
Ok, everything is well now.
Than, could you look at this, and recommend whether this is the proper fix,
or if something else should be changed instead?
I can't find the bug now, even if I remove the line added to xinput.
I don't know the reason for this, but this bug did happen every time before I
make this change.
The variable XIM_ARGS is not defined when it is used in xinput by default. Is
Sorry, I'm not good at shell programming.
This problem does not appear on my machine. on my mchine the LANG=de_DE
Which LANG is set on your machine?
When I finished installing Redhat 7.1 and restarted to login as a normal user in
graphics mode first time, this bug occured. The LANG is en_US. But now the bug
can't be reproduced on my machine even I remove the line 'XIM_ARGS=""' from
I can't reproduce it either.