On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 01:34:04PM +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote: > > It could be that the process is stuck in the 'D' state (uninterruptable > > wait). > > You can veryfiy that by running 'ps -u' and looking in the eight column when > > gnuplot is running. > > > > Does the window with the plot actually appear? > > > > Interactive use of gnuplot-4.2.6 is fine on amd64 7.2-RELEASE-p2. > > I reinstalled gnuplot-4.2.6 and (hopefully) all ports on which it depends. > I still get the same behaviour. > > top -PISu shows: > > last pid: 108; load averages: 0.88, 0.35, 0.19 up 2+02:23:38 > 13:27:52 > 109 processes: 4 running, 88 sleeping, 17 waiting > CPU 0: 0.0% user, 0.0% nice, 0.0% system, 0.0% interrupt, 100% idle > CPU 1: 0.0% user, 0.0% nice, 100% system, 0.0% interrupt, 0.0% idle > Mem: 105M Active, 2074M Inact, 363M Wired, 768K Cache, 827M Buf, 5322M Free > Swap: 19G Total, 19G Free > > PID UID THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND > 11 0 2 171 ki31 0K 64K RUN 0 77.9H 100.00% idle > 99992 1001 2 48 0 98240K 55608K CPU1 1 0:00 100.00% gnuplot > > so gnuplot is using 100% and all in system state. > > and ps -u: > > USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TT STAT STARTED TIME COMMAND > mexas 99992 98.1 0.7 98240 55608 5 R+ 1:25pm 0:00.72 gnuplot > > so the state is not "D". > > The window does appear (just using simple gnuplot> plot sin(x), and > the terminal is set to 'wxt', but nothing ever apears in the window.
The wxt terminal is only available when gnuplot is compiled with the wxWidgets toolkit. Try using the plain x11 terminal, and see if that works better? Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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