Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 79468
Autorun + causes lockups with audio CDs in KDE
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:48:59 EDT
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Description of problem:
Red Hat 8.0 uses autorun by default (through use of an Autorun item in
This created problems for me when inserting audio CDs. The autorun binary
launches an unresponsive kscd (the window appears but does not respond to clicks
or get updated when covered by another window then uncovered). In addition the
system load went over 5 . Running top showed that autorun and kjournald were the
main processes that used up CPU time (which seems to suggest this has something
to do with ext3 also). The console showed many SCSI errors and resets.
I ended up having to restart my machine with the reset button (the console had
become completely unresponsive)
The problem disappeared after I removed the Autorun item from the Autostart folder
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start a KDE session with the default Redhat 8.0 setup
2.Insert an audio CD in the CDROM drive
Actual Results: See above
I'm using a new machine with a generic CD/CD-RW drive.
More hardware details available upon request.
I tried with two different auido CDs, with the same result.
ouch... this is strange and the first report of this kind...
hmm, workx for me.. can you run autorun with the -v option from a terminal?
$ autorun -v
ping??? more info or close the bug please
closed, due to no response...