Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499774
raid resync makes mounter visually noisy
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:26:47 EDT
Description of problem:
I've got a bunch of filesystems backed up by raid filesystems.
For some reason I haven't tracked down yet, they're being scheduled for resync after installing rawhide, and during regular use.
Anyhow, as they're resynced, the many icons that the drivemount_applet displays in the panel keep being redisplayed, at times moved about. This doesn't happen after resyncing completes.
It *might* be that this is also related with the huge memory uses I'm observing in gnome-panel. After one such resync, its virtual memory consumption is often as high as 1GB. After a restart, it uses just a few hundred MBs.
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Every time I noticed flickering in the drive mount applet, a resync was underway. I don't know what event triggers the resync. I haven't determined that it's the resync that's causing gnome-panel memory use to grow.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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