file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak[launchpad]

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file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak[launchpad]

Postby MarvinFS on Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:15 pm

Recently installed mint8 on my acer travelmate 3210 instead of winxp. (i had no issues on winxp with network perf. or file copying)

Overview:
Trying to copy files (several dirs overall about 40GB, movies, mp3z, pics, etc) with drag and drop in nautilus from my home PC (winxp sp3) by gvfsd-smb... small dirs and files (containing about 4GB) are copied just fine, but when trying to copy large dirs (about 20GB) it just stucks and nautilus experiencing memory leak (starting to consume all avail RAM and CPU usage is 100%)
also file copy dialog is not appearing, it shows some crappy small icon instead. see attached screens

Steps to reproduce:
try to copy by drag and drop directory size of 20GB+ from remote windows password protected smb share.

Additional materials:
first screen dropped large dir about 20GB of data to my mint's docs folder, notice the CPU and MEMORY usage gpaphs, also note red maked icon.
second screen ended nautilus with task manager notice the CPU and MEMORY usage gpaphs reduction.
third screen shows that krusader copied those dirs just file.

Hope to solve it some how.

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Screen2
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Screen3
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak?!

Postby cilic on Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:57 am

Same Problem. Is there any solvation?
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak?!

Postby MarvinFS on Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:03 am

nop still no solution found, tried mint's bug reports - no answer.
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak?!

Postby cilic on Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:06 am

just installed 'gnome-commander' as an alternative, witch works fine.
Alternatively cp -r -v works also

an nautilus fix would be fine too

btw i was just copying 15gb from fat32 to ntfs, same problem with bigger files from fat32 to fat32
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak?!

Postby MarvinFS on Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:11 am

i filled bug report on
https://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/+bug/491714
but had no answer on that, may be something already changed try to update using mint update to see if it'll help.
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak[launchpad]

Postby pawel on Mon Mar 01, 2010 1:17 pm

I have the same problem on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty. It happens when I try to copy or delete a large number of files. It didn't happen some time ago.
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak[launchpad]

Postby Husse on Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:57 pm

MarvinFS I have responded on Launchpad
I think this is a mix of bug and support question so I intend to try to find a solution not only to you but some other(s) with the same or a similar problem
This will unfortunately take time
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak[launchpad]

Postby MarvinFS on Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:39 pm

Thank you for your efforts!
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Re: file copy in nautilus over gvfs-smb memory leak[launchpa

Postby Mintbil on Thu May 06, 2010 4:30 am

Greetings,
i have the same issue on all my computers. Already thought its an issue with my suse server but now i know better. Hope this will be fixed soon.
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