SUMMARY: /usr/dt/bin/ttsession[xxxx]: child (xxxx) exited due to signal 1

From: Mark Hargrave (
Date: Tue Dec 05 2000 - 10:39:58 CST

It seems that installing the lastest Solaris 2.6 Reccomended patches
has resolved this problem.

Thanks to all who replied!



Mark Hargrave, Sr. Unix Systems Manager
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. - Michoud Operations
New Orleans, LA


Original Question:

> I'm intermittently receiving the following error on our workstations
> when a user logs out:
> /usr/dt/bin/ttsession[xxxx]: child (xxxx) exited due to signal 1
> The console screen goes blue and the CDE login screen never comes
> up. The user can move the cursor, but that's all.
> It seems that not all of the users processes are being killed when
> the user logs out. Once I kill these processes, the CDE login screen
> reappears and the user is able to log back in.
> I could not find anything on the sunsolve web site.
> I'm running Solaris 2.6, CDE 1.2 on a TATUNG ULTRASPARC 10. The users
> are selecting a Openwin session when logging in through the CDE login
> screen. This has happened on more than one TATUNG ULTRASPARC 10
> workstation.
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