Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 66826
xosview goes 99%, without launching, Dell PowerEdge 4600
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
On a Dell PowerEdge 4600, Dual Xeon 2.2Ghz (hyper threading auto detected and
ON), 4GB ram, the program "xosview" when executed consumes 99% cpu on one
processor, but never displays the program window.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.In a X windows environment on a Dell PowerEdge 4600 (or via ssh) run the
Actual Results: xosview consumes 99% of one cpu, but doesn't display any
Expected Results: xosview launches, displaying the GUI window.
Running on a non-SMP kernel (single CPU, no hyperthreading xosview runs fine on
the same machine. With the SMP kernel, and hyper threading, the two physical
CPUs show up as 4 total CPUs, maybe not compatible with xosview..?
it's fixed in xosview-1.8.0-3. You find it in the rawhide