Bug 55687 - Nautilus hangs up the system when it tries to browse NTFS mount point
Summary: Nautilus hangs up the system when it tries to browse NTFS mount point
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-11-04 23:18 UTC by badbatpippi
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-09-17 22:01:01 UTC
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Description badbatpippi 2001-11-04 23:18:28 UTC
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Gecko/20011019 Netscape6/6.2

Description of problem:
After I recompiled kernels (2.4.7 and 2.4.9 from redhat updates) to access
NTFS partitions, Nautilus hangs up the system when try to browse these

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Recompile kernel turning on the NTFS Filesystem as a module
2. Mount an NTFS partition
3. Try to browse this mountpoint with Nautilus

Actual Results:  The system hangs up

Expected Results:  The opposite

Additional info:

Recompiling kernels 2.4.13-0.3 from rawhide this problem disappear.

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-09-17 22:00:54 UTC
NTFS isn't supported because it doesn't work - that's why it isn't compiled by

In any case, it's a kernel bug, userspace apps shouldn't be able to hang the system.

Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2002-09-17 22:01:52 UTC
assuming kernel guys won't fix this

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