Bug 115815 - KDE Desktop Icons Blink When Home Directory Mounted via NFS
KDE Desktop Icons Blink When Home Directory Mounted via NFS
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdelibs (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2004-02-16 08:09 EST by Steve Rigler
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: FC5
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Last Closed: 2006-05-13 17:41:57 EDT
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Description Steve Rigler 2004-02-16 08:09:19 EST
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Description of problem:
When using KDE for the desktop environment and the user's home
directory is mounted via NFS, any changes to the Desktop (eg putting a
file on the desktop, etc) cause the desktop icons to blink every 5
seconds or so.  This doesn't happen with Gnome, and it doesn't happen
when the home directory is on a local disk.  Device icons and icon
previews are turned off.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kdelibs-3.1.4-4

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Home directory mounted via NFS
2. Use KDE for desktop environment
3. Create a file on the desktop (echo "garbage" > ~/Desktop/garbage.txt)

    

Actual Results:  Icons will blink every 5 seconds or so

Expected Results:  Icons should not blink

Additional info:
Comment 1 Steve Rigler 2004-04-01 07:45:27 EST
Has anyone had a chance to confirm this?
Comment 2 Steve Rigler 2004-05-04 19:33:41 EDT
I can confirm that this is also a problem RHEL 3 (tested i386 version
of ES).

Comment 3 Ngo Than 2006-05-13 17:41:57 EDT
it's fixed in current FC5 release. You should please update to this release.

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