[Bug 213053] Re: Totem is 'uninterruptible'
jeremy at kerneltrap.org
Fri Jun 13 17:53:45 UTC 2008
I've noticed this happen twice now, on Ubuntu 8.04, where Totem gets
into an unkillable state after I try to exit it at the end of a movie.
The first time I left the system running for days, but totem never
exited, just runs and runs burning CPU. Running "kill -9" as root on
the process does nothing. I had not seen this before installing the
64-bit version of 8.04, though I can't confirm that this is related.
$ uname -a
Linux server 2.6.24-18-generic #1 SMP Wed May 28 19:28:38 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux
I attempted to 'strace' the process, but that didn't provide any useful
$ ps -ef | grep totem
username 17864 1 60 10:02 ? 02:18:51 totem file:///home/username/movie.avi
$ strace -vp 17864
Process 17864 attached - interrupt to quit
I waited 5 minutes, but nothing. Seems odd, as the process is clearly
eating up 100% of the CPU on one of my cores. I wasn't able to ctrl-c
out of strace, I had to ctrl-z then "kill -9". "kill -15" did not kill
This errant totem process does not happen every time I watch a movie
with totem, but it has happened twice in the past week, with different
movies. To duplicate, I'd try running and stopping totem a few dozen
times. The only way to end this process that I've found so far is a
>From reading above, it sounds like this is unrelated to totem, but to be
$ totem --version
GNOME totem 2.22.1
Totem is 'uninterruptible'
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