Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 821166
Nautilus File Operations progress bar hangs
Last modified: 2015-08-28 04:38:29 EDT
Description of problem:
When copying files across NFS mounted drives, the progress bar on the File Operations screen does not properly reflect the status. Basically, it appears that the file copy goes too fast on the progress bar, then the progress bar sits unmoving until the copy actually completes. The odd thing is that the calculation of transfer rate is correct. The worst part of this bug is that on a very large file transfer (say, 1GB), it can sit with 100% complete for a LONG time.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Mount a NFS4 drive
2. Select 5 larger files ( < 100 MB) to copy from local drives to NFS share
3. Open up System Monitor, and make sure you note network history
4. Drag the files from the local drive to the shared drive
5. Watch the progress bar speed up then stop to wait for file to actual copy
6. Note sending progress in Network History as file actually copies
Progress bar sits at complete when file isn't actually complete.
Progress bar should reflect actual copying status, as is shown on the System Monitor, as opposed to perhaps the copy into a buffer status that it must be monitoring.
In case this is a speed issue, I'm running a quad core x86_64 CPU. Unsure if this is merely related to a mount, but I'm guessing it's a speed issue, not an NFS/NFS4 issue, as the System Monitor can clearly show how much data has been copied. I haven't yet tested with a large file copying from 2 internal drives.
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I can reproduce this exact bug using Nautilus 3.16.2 on Fedora 22.
Actually, I have been using Fedora since version 21 and have never been able to copy a large file from my hard drive to a USB stick without having this bug.
I tried different the formats with my USB sticks (FAT, NTFS and ext4) I always have the same result. The progress bar goes quickly to 100% and hangs there until the copy has completed.