Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 140267
Remote FTP browsing: Folder contents could not be displayed
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:32 EDT
Description of problem:
Frequently when browsing an FTP server with nautilus, an attempt to open a
folder causes the error "Folder contents could not be displayed" after a very
short delay. Usually the folder contents can be accessed after a number of
attempts. It would appear that Nautilus is "giving up too easily" with too short
a timeout, rather than waiting for the contents to appear.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Occurs frequently, but not predictably. Tested with download.fedora.redhat.com.
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.
The ftp method in gnome-vfs has gotten some work since 2.8.
However, if you see this still, please open a bug against gnome-vfs in
bugzilla.gnome.org with the details. That way all the upstream developers can