bugGNU Screen - Bugs: bug #33228, screen freezes in FreeBSD


bug #33228: screen freezes in FreeBSD

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 04 May 2011 01:38:43 PM UTC  
Category: Crash/Freeze/InfloopSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Alexander Naumov <anaumov>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.0.3
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Fri 05 Jun 2015 03:56:14 PM UTC, comment #1:


we tested screen (version 4.0 - 4.2) on FreeBSD 7.0 , 8.4 and 9.3.
I could not reproduce this bug.

Can you test new version?

Alexander Naumov <anaumov>
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Wed 04 May 2011 01:38:43 PM UTC, original submission:


we have this problem on at least two machines, starting screen without any options causes it to hang after displaying the welcome text. "[Press Space or Return to end.]"

Only way out is to kill it from another terminal.

If you start it with any options like
screen -t title
screen bash
screen -fn etc then it works no problem, it only hangs when there are no options.

screen version: Screen version 4.00.03 (FAU) 23-Oct-06

When I run truss I get lots of errors like this:

sigprocmask(SIG_SETMASK,0x0,0x0) = 0 (0x0)
getdtablesize(0x0,0x7fffffffeb70,0x7fffffffeb80,0x800c3a8b0,0x0,0x0) = 11095 (0x2b57)
close(11094) ERR#9 'Bad file descriptor'
close(11093) ERR#9 'Bad file descriptor'
close(11092) ERR#9 'Bad file descriptor'
close(11091) ERR#9 'Bad file descriptor'
close(11090) ERR#9 'Bad file descriptor'

close(4) ERR#9 'Bad file descriptor'
close(3) ERR#9 'Bad file descriptor'
__sysctl(0x7fffffffded0,0x2,0x800c31cc8,0x7fffffffdec8,0x0,0x0) = 0 (0x0)
__sysctl(0x7fffffffddf0,0x2,0x7fffffffdd80,0x7fffffffdde8,0x800aff620,0xc) = 0 (0x0)
__sysctl(0x7fffffffdd80,0x2,0x800c31ed0,0x7fffffffde48,0x0,0x0) = 0 (0x0)
readlink("/etc/malloc.conf",0x7fffffffdef0,1024) ERR#2 'No such file or directory'

and these every 15 seconds :

sigsuspend(0x7fffffffe3a0,0x0,0x7fffffffe3a0,0x0,0xffff8000005546c4,0x7fffffffe12c) ERR#4 'Interrupted system call'
sigreturn(0x7fffffffdf50,0x10006,0x7fffffffdf50,0x2,0xffff8000005546c4,0x7fffffffe12c) ERR#4 'Interrupted system call'
setitimer(0,{0.000000, 0.000000 },{0.000000, 0.000000 }) = 0 (0x0)
kill(3815,0) = 0 (0x0)
sigaction(SIGALRM,{ 0x423ed0 0x0 ss_t },{ 0x423ed0 0x0 ss_t }) = 0 (0x0)
setitimer(0,{0.000000, 15.000000 },{0.000000, 0.000000 }) = 0 (0x0)
sigprocmask(SIG_BLOCK,0x0,0x0) = 0 (0x0)



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