Re: NULL pointer dereference with 2.0.17

ADAM Sulmicki (
Wed, 4 Sep 1996 01:02:31 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 4 Sep 1996, Gyula Matics wrote:

->> I had this error on one of our machines, it was bacause /dev/console
->> was not major 4, minor 0...
->It IS 4,0 on my machine and i'm getting these too.
->and it is almost reproducible: always happens when i kill an xterm.
->just reproduced:
->Warning: dev (04:c1) tty->count(1) != #fd's(2) in do_tty_hangup

Yup, I have have found something like this in my log file as well:

Sep 2 23:05:13 ax kernel: Warning: dev (03:06) tty->count(1) != #fd's(2)
in do_tty_hangup

However, it is all, no panic, no other errors, so I even don't know what
caused it. I use X 3.1.2F if that matters.