Description of problem:
There seems to be some deadlock problem when stracing x.org XServer in a gui
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open xterm, gnome-terminal or whatever gui terminal you use
2. become root
3. get pid of X
4. strace -p $pid
5. move mouse around
XServer should run
Could we get please at least partial result of the strace? And also
/var/log/Xorg.0.log might be interesting as well. Please, attach these files as
separate uncompressed attachments to this bug.
discussion with some co-workers brought up that this may be simply a full
The problem is, that it runs well, as long as you don't generate new x-messages
(mouse move, new window etc)
Created attachment 302472 [details]
strace of Xorg
You're attaching strace to the X server. You're expecting the X server to
display the results. Which will cause more X server activity, which will make
it print more things, which...
I highly recommend not doing this.