Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 430333
nautilus segfault starts using large percentage of cpu
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:32:00 EST
Description of problem:
Since upgrading to Fedora 8 sporadically a nautilus process starts consuming a
lot of CPU time and is continuously writing the line "(USER): debug log dumped
due to signal 11" to the file nautilus-debug-log.txt in the user's home directory.
I'm marking this bug urgent as on our multi-user system a number of these
runaway processes severly impact the system's performance.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I don't know why the nautilus processes segfault, but when they do they should
not start using all the available CPU time.
Steps to Reproduce:
Nautilus process starts consuming a lot of CPU time and is continuously writing
the line "(USER): debug log dumped due to signal 11" to the file
nautilus-debug-log.txt in the user's home directory.
Write a single line to the file nautilus-debug-log.txt and exit.
- Attached backtrace created with gdb.
- The external bug reference contains a number of references to other bug
reports of the same problem on various distributions. According to
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/153382 just a few days
ago a fix has been released for Hardy.
Created attachment 293043 [details]
gdb backtrace of running nautilus process
Created attachment 293044 [details]
gdb backtrace of another running nautilus process
Master bug from Ubuntu:
nautilus-2.20.0-8.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Thanks for the new nautilus packages. Today I installed them on the system
having showing this problem and for the coming week I'll see what effect it has.
nautilus-2.20.0-8.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.