bug report for palimsest (disk utility)

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 11:47:59 UTC 2010

James Laska wrote:

> On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 07:29 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
>> I can't find a category to file a BR for palimsest.
>> Problem is: when performing operations, such as writing partitions,
>> formatting fs, palimsest causes X server to suck 100% of cpu, making
>> machine almost unusable.
> # rpm -qf /usr/bin/palimpsest
> gnome-disk-utility-2.32.0-1.fc14.x86_64
> When the display becomes unresponsive, are you able to remotely login to
> the system to inspect/monitor logs?  Does the system return to normal
> responsiveness when the operation has completed?  Are you performing
> operations on the same disk that contains your root partition (certainly
> possible, but I wonder if that could be causing contention).
> Thanks,
> James


It does recover after operation is complete.  It just seems to be 
overloading the X server, maybe with it's spinning busy symbol?  No, I was 
testing things out using a usb stick, and I see nothing in the log files 
about any errors.

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