Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 401581
long delay when starting gnome-terminal
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:21:27 EST
Description of problem:
When I start the terminal some time it takes >2 min to start. I have noticed
this with other apps as well however is most prevalent with the terminal. Seems
to happen more and longer waits on high legacy networks such wireless with vpn.
I have also noticed some network intense apps like synergy preform slow in F8.
This bug should probably be filed under a network component however I am not
sure if it truly is a network issue or what component to file under. Let me
know if any addition info is needed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
f8 126.96.36.199-49.fc8 on a T42 thinkpad.
02:01.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82540EP Gigabit Ethernet
Controller (Mobile) (rev 03)
02:02.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network
Connection (rev 05)
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start apps on high latency network
I've seen similar things on F8. For me, it triggers if I install gtk trunk.
Someone suggested that it's gnome-session dying or something like that...
This is happening for me as well on a Thinkpad T60
]~$rpm -qa | grep gnome-terminal
This is showing up in other apps as well while connected to a vpn
connection...Image viewer and evince are very slow starting up. Same kernel as
my above report.
Lets reassign to gnome-session.
Well it happens to me as well - when I start any application - especially when I
suspend the machine in one intranet network with private names and wakeup in a
different intranet network (where these names cannot be resolved - so it waits
for some resolvement timeout)
What helps me is to remove file: $HOME/.ICEauthority - as according to strace
the gnome startup get's locked on some hostname resolution of the hostname which
is present in the .ICEauthority file.
I'm unsure if this is exactly the same problem - but maybe worth to try...
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