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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
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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
Recompiling kernels 2.4.13-0.3 from rawhide this problem disappear.
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.
assuming kernel guys won't fix this