Bug 66826 - xosview goes 99%, without launching, Dell PowerEdge 4600
xosview goes 99%, without launching, Dell PowerEdge 4600
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xosview (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2002-06-17 10:23 EDT by Josiah Royse
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-17 10:39:26 EDT
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Description Josiah Royse 2002-06-17 10:23:54 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.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.In a X windows environment on a Dell PowerEdge 4600 (or via ssh) run the
program xosview.

Actual Results:  xosview consumes 99% of one cpu, but doesn't display any

Expected Results:  xosview launches, displaying the GUI window.

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Comment 1 Josiah Royse 2002-06-17 10:39:20 EDT
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..?
Comment 2 Ngo Than 2002-06-17 11:45:40 EDT
it's fixed in xosview-1.8.0-3. You find it in the rawhide

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