Re: freeze when strace X

From: Ortwin Glück
Date: Wed Jun 09 2010 - 16:26:36 EST

On 09.06.2010 22:06, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> strace needs to output text via X, which generates output which needs to
> be output via X... and you'll tend to deadlock. If X is holding any
> interesting kernel locks at that point then it wouldn't surprise me if
> the machine ends up dead.

Alright. It *is* a silly thing to do. Sorry.

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