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Re: (Newport) console problems on IP22

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Subject: Re: (Newport) console problems on IP22
From: Julien BLACHE <jb@jblache.org>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 21:11:08 +0100
In-reply-to: <873ae6ck2h.fsf@sonic.technologeek.org> (Julien BLACHE's message of "Sun, 22 Feb 2009 21:07:02 +0100")
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Julien BLACHE <jb@jblache.org> wrote:

>  - getty process stuck
>
>  root      1226 98.7  0.0      0     0 tty1     Rs+  19:48   9:22 [getty]
>
> gettys on tty[2-6] might also be stuck somewhere. Can't strace the
> getty on tty1 (operation not permitted) and strace on tty[2-6]
> attaches to the process but doesn't print anything and is stuck from
> here on. Cannot detach or anything. Processes are of course
> unkillable.

Looks like the strace on the getty process on tty2 led to something
hanging to the point my serial console on ttyS0 was hung after that.

But I could still log in via SSH, so the kernel keeps running fine
despite that.

JB.

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Julien BLACHE                                   <http://www.jblache.org> 
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