bug report for palimsest (disk utility)
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
> 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).
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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