When iotop is run as non-root user it produces python error exception in RHEL 6

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Issue

  • When iotop is run as non-root, it throws an uncaught python exception spewing out an internal python stack traceback to the user's screen.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • iotop <= 0.3.2-3.el6

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