up2date(-gnome?) glitches across an ssh (-Y) connection

Gregory Woodbury ggw at wolves.durham.nc.us
Wed Jan 12 01:41:10 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 11:10:54PM +0100, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> tir, 11.01.2005 kl. 04.15 skrev Gregory Woodbury:
> > My rawhide install of 2005.01.09 was out-of-sync so I fired up an ssh
> > connection from my FC3 gnome-terminal session and ran /usr/bin/up2date
> > (after pointing /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources to my local mirror.)
> > 
> > The "initial configuration" screen of up2date contained "black
> > rectangles" (trash bitmaps) instead of checkboxes for practically all
> > the select options.  The main "Package Selection" screen had a trash
> > bitmap instead of a checkbox for the "select all packages" option; the
> > package selection checkboxes were okay.
> > 
> > I filed a low priority bugzilla for this, (#144744)
> I have seen that with evolution and epiphany fc2->fc2.
> The client was always a wireless laptop, with poor/medium coverage.
> Restarting the app fixed it. Problem seen quite often.

This is a wired 100Mbs twisted pair connection.

G.Wolfe Woodbury     `- -'
RHCT                   U
The Line Eater is a boojum!
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