I've been having an issue (see below) with running any command from
textmate: whenever I try, textmate seizes up and starts spawning
Earlier Allen said it might be a disk format error, and indeed, my
disk was past the point of being repairable by Disk Utility. I wiped
and reformatted - only to still have the same error, but neither disk
utility nor fsck finds anything wrong with the disk.
While TM is spinning its gears (and spawning numerous bash
processes), anything I try to do in terminal gives me "-bash: fork:
Resource temporarily unavailable". Force TM to Quit and I get fork
back, so I can kill the bash processes and bring my CPU load back
down from 100%. I haven't seen anything show up in the console.
I keep up with the most current builds, am running on 10.4.3 (but the
problem occurred earlier with 10.4.2) on a 1.5ghz powerbook with
On Sep 15, 2005, at 8:50 AM, Kjell Olsen wrote:
A few days ago the create new file button in the
working. Whenever I tried to create a new file, TM crashed. Then
whenever I'd go into a terminal to fiddle, I'd get some error
(sorry to so vague) about resource fork not being available.
I would force crash textmate, and killall bash, and all would work
again - but each time I tried to create a file (I sure hope it
works this time...), I had to do it all over again.
Last night I made the same error, textmate crashed, but I never got
to killing the runaway bash process. I woke up and my computer fan
was just screaming, a quick top showed a runaway bash process going
at 75% cpu and fifty others! Here's a snip:
kjell 26675 74.2 0.1 27880 900 ?? R 1:09AM
430:19.31 /bin/bash -c touch "$TM_NEW_FILE"
kjell 26571 0.4 0.1 27880 980 p3 S 12:57AM
kjell 26606 0.0 0.1 27880 764 ?? S 1:09AM
0:00.04 /bin/bash -c touch "$TM_NEW_FILE"
kjell 26608 0.0 0.1 27880 508 ?? S 1:09AM
0:00.01 /bin/bash -c touch "$TM_NEW_FILE"
[35 more like the last two...]
What could be going wrong? I'd love to have it fixed, if possible.
The problem has reared it's ugly head with both beta1.17 and r421,
and is getting to be a real pain. Anyone have an idea what's wrong?