Bug 214101 - gnome-mount may leave a "weird" icon in a "Computer" window
gnome-mount may leave a "weird" icon in a "Computer" window
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-vfs2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomáš Bžatek
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Reported: 2006-11-05 13:57 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2015-03-03 17:31 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 10:41:21 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2006-11-05 13:57:03 EST
Description of problem:

After a USB memory stick was mounted and unmounted then in "Computer"
window there is a corresponding icon with "SanDisk Cruzer Mini"
legend (on one line).  So far so good.  Now, unpluging this device from
a socket removes that icon, as expected, but it _may_ cause an appearance,
in another place in this window, of a "generic" icon with the legend
as follows:

    %20Mini drive

which is somewhat, ahem, unexpected.

Replugging that stick makes this icon to vanish, and what you normally
expect shows up, and repating the above may cause this "%20Cruzer" to
reappear again, or may not.  Some race somewhere?

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

How reproducible:

Additional info:
I do not think that this is more than a minor annoyance, and I have
no idea how to even increase chances of reproducing that or if this
is really a gnome-mount which is responsible.  Mentioned it on an
outward chance that this may have some relationship to bug 214097.

It should be noted too that these "weird icon appearances" seem to come
in runs (i.e. once it showed up then there are pretty good chances that
it will show up again the next time).
Comment 1 David Zeuthen 2006-11-06 11:39:38 EST
I think this is related to some race in the gnome-vfs2 code that speaks to hal.
Reassigning to gnome-vfs2 for now.
Comment 2 Michal Jaegermann 2007-03-05 14:55:16 EST
This still shows up from time to time like described in the original
report.  Only now "%20Mini drive" changed into "%20Mini.drive". Weird.
Comment 3 David Zeuthen 2007-03-05 15:01:38 EST
I see this too. Pressing Ctrl+R sometimes fixes it. Which leads me to believe
that Nautilus is the culprit; not gnome-vfs.
Comment 4 Michal Jaegermann 2008-02-01 15:05:28 EST
I did not see that behaviour for a while.  OTOH I do not have
a configuruation on which this was observed anymore.  Hence
I really cannot tell if this was "fixed" in some sense.
A churn in this area is pretty substantial.
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-13 22:27:18 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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