subscription-manager, sosreport freezing or hanging indefinitely

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Issue

  • "subscription-manager register" hangs and will not return until killed (SIGKILL)
  • "subscription-manager register" command produces a segmentation fault
  • "subscription-manager register" command collects username and password but hangs indefinitely
  • "subscription-manager register" command doesn't even try to connect to Red Hat, freezing instead

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
  • python-dmidecode-3.10.13-3.el6_4

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