Bug 83735 - mozilla hangs after upgrading to Raw Hide
mozilla hangs after upgrading to Raw Hide
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 83664
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ben LaHaise
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Blocks: 79578
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Reported: 2003-02-07 13:04 EST by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:38 EST
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2003-02-07 13:04:47 EST
I am using mozilla-1.2.1-20, glibc-2.3.1-40, kernel-2.4.20-2.36.  I have 
renamed /lib/tls to /lib/notls to disable NPTL.  After upgrading to mozilla-
1.2.1-20 and kernel-2.4.20-2.36 (I didn't upgrade glibc), mozilla now hangs 
when I start it up.  This did not happen yesterday when I was using mozilla-
1.2.1-19 and kernel-2.4.20-2.34.

If I kill the hung mozilla process, it leaves five threads hanging around.  If 
I send kill -9 to those five threads, two of them die but the other three 
don't, and won't regardless of repeated kill -9s.  ps shows them in state "S".
Comment 1 Jonathan Kamens 2003-02-07 13:44:24 EST
This is a kernel problem, not a mozilla problem.  Downgrading to
kernel-2.4.20-2.21 made it go away.  Note that renaming /lib/notls to /lib/tls
and rebooting with kernel-2.4.20-36 did NOT make it go away.

I also saw "host" and "nslookup" hang.
Comment 2 Christopher Blizzard 2003-02-07 15:42:44 EST
I hear rumour that bcrl has a patch for this.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-11 01:18:41 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 83664 ***
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:38 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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