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Re: zsh on console

To: Kjeld Borch Egevang <>
Subject: Re: zsh on console
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 19:53:41 +0800
Cc: linux-mips mailing list <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Mon, May 06, 2002 at 02:44:33PM +0200
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On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 02:44:33PM +0200, Kjeld Borch Egevang wrote:

> When I run zsh on the console (serial interface) the process hangs. I can 
> login with /bin/bash, but when I start /bin/zsh it waits forever. I can 
> interrupt the process and regain control.
> It's only related to the console. If I login with telnet it works just 
> fine.
> Any idea, what could be wrong?

I recently fixed a simliar bug in the sb1250_duart.c driver.  Basically
a hangup of the tty did result in the close routine getting called thus
the driver's usage counter for ttyS0 eventually dropping to zero though
it was still open ...


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