Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 152202
File-Save-As dialog causes run-away processes.
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:27:49 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050323 Fedora/1.7.6-1.3.2
Description of problem:
When using Mozilla, OpenOffice, or other program using the Gnome File-Save-As dialog, selecting it triggers gnome-settings-daemon, gnome-vfs-daemon, gnome-panel, and nautilus to go crazy, consuming the majority of the CPU time available, and making interactivity go bad.
Top generally looks something like:
top - 22:02:49 up 4:56, 4 users, load average: 4.25, 4.56, 5.01
Tasks: 105 total, 4 running, 101 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 12.5% us, 38.6% sy, 48.6% ni, 0.0% id, 0.0% wa, 0.2% hi, 0.0% si
Mem: 255564k total, 252872k used, 2692k free, 2052k buffers
Swap: 519168k total, 226156k used, 293012k free, 54944k cached
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
4738 jamey 39 19 18164 3088 2904 R 28.2 1.2 23:00.78 gnome-settings-
4781 jamey 39 19 37132 5836 4820 R 28.2 2.3 22:57.62 nautilus
4792 jamey 39 19 20192 1724 1648 R 28.2 0.7 23:10.31 gnome-vfs-daemo
(Affected processes have been re-niced to 19 to try to make system usable!)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Gnome as a user
2. Start Mozilla
3. Select page or image, and select File Save As
Actual Results: Usability goes to hell as all CPU time gets sucked up.
Expected Results: System should remain stable.
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