|Summary:||LIVE session becomes unusable as soon as gpk-update-icon kicks off|
|Component:||gnome-packagekit||Assignee:||Richard Hughes <richard>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||13||CC:||davidz, dcantrell, rhughes, richard|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2011-06-27 15:59:12 UTC||Type:||---|
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Description kapechip-fedorabugzilla 2010-04-30 13:51:35 UTC
Description of problem: Running LIVE is great until the update notification package initiates at some random time after boot. Once that starts all one hears is CDROM noise as the update gathering process makes the computer unresponsive. I've left it there for hours w/o regaining response on the computer. Using "System -> Prefs -> Software Updates" and changing all the fields to either Never or Nothing was tried. However it still does not inhibit the update-gathering process. As a work-around therefore I execute "rm -f /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/*py" . That at least allows the computer to be used all day on LIVE (with pesky console warning popups complaining about failed backend job -- if I knew python then the scripts could be edited to exit nicely instead, eg "no updates".) Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): F12, F13-alpha, F13-beta. How reproducible: Every time, but the process initiation seems variable, almost random. Steps to Reproduce: 1. Boot LIVE, login as liveuser. 2. Let the computer sit there until CDROM makes a racket. 3. Wait for yumBackend.py start (takes a bit once gpk-update-icon appears.) 4. Then after 5 minutes or so try to regain control and one cannot. Actual results: After hours of this constant CDROM noise thrashing one cannot even make the cursor move. Have to power-button the computer off to regain control. Expected results: If one is using LIVE, then they are testing out Fedora w/o installing. How about we allow their computer to stay usable during their entire test. Additional info: For one there is a bug in the above-ref'd Software Updates "helper" icon. Changing its field to Never should disable the process entirely. That should be fixed. However for LIVE CD I believe those fields should be installed into the ramdisk as already disabled (i.e., set to Never.) No one will ever look at the results of its run while they are testing Fedora using LIVE CD, I believe. (You might look at disabling crond too, because why is it really needed in this LIVE CD test-boot scenario.)
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2010-05-01 00:56:32 UTC
PackageKit is supposed to be disabled on the live cd already. Something must have broken there.
Comment 2 Richard Hughes 2010-05-03 15:00:34 UTC
I'll look at this tomorrow.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 14:41:14 UTC
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 15:59:12 UTC
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.