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Re: Processes not exiting

On Monday 25 June 2001 14:58, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 02:30:45PM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> > I have just tried to upgrade the pppd on a client's machine.  It is
> > running kernel 2.2.19 with the latest libc6 etc from unstable.
> >
> > pppd version 2.3.7 works fine, pppd 2.4.1 works fine as far as
> > actually working goes, but when the connection ends it will hang and
> > not fully exit.  It remains in a state where it is detached from the
> > terminal, but still running so init won't launch another copy.  When
> > the pppd is in such a state I send it a signal 1 and it then proceeds
> > to exit normally.
> did you end up finding out what caused this?  or find a real fix?

No I didn't.  I spent a heap of time looking at it and couldn't find 
anything.  I'm certain that it's not a configuration issue so I think 
it's something in the pppd source code.  I haven't got into that.

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