Mate19 ERROR: Unable to stop drive Timeout was reached ?

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Mate19 ERROR: Unable to stop drive Timeout was reached ?

Post by scjet45 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:58 am

The below links are just example explanations of this issue that is also in Linux Mint 19 - MATE
You can see the popup error from top image of this link below:
https://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.p ... 474.0.html

"Unable to stop drive
Timeout was reached
"

Using Mint 19 Mate Linux 4.15.0-24-generic
Mate 1.20.1
Caja 1.20.2

It's not a hardware issue, since this happens with Mint19-Mate on both laptop and desktop, nor is it my method of removal, since I have never had these "timeout" issues with Mint (Mate)17, or Mint (Mate)18 before.
https://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.p ... gngbasjt16
It's not just "timeout" issues with external USB drives either.
If I'm downloading to my drive, after about 30 min. I get the "Unable To stop drive...timeout" popup up, even though, after a clean reboot prior,
there were no external drives plugged in?.

So something has changed in Mint 19 Mate and/or caja ...?, and again, i never seen these issues before using Mint Mate in older versions.

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Re: Mate19 ERROR: Unable to stop drive Timeout was reached ?

Post by catweazel » Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:05 pm

scjet45 wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:58 am

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"[b]Unable to stop drive
Timeout was reached[/b]"
So something has changed in Mint 19 Mate and/or caja ...?
That isn't necessarily true.

https://www.smartmontools.org/wiki/TocDoc

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sudo apt install smartmontools
It's not a hardware issue, since this happens with Mint19-Mate on both laptop and desktop
That isn't necessarily true either, but if you don't wish to eliminate the obvious...
4.15.0-24-generic
Try an earlier kernel, 4.15.0-20-generic for example.
There are no silly questions, but there are silly answers.

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Re: Mate19 ERROR: Unable to stop drive Timeout was reached ?

Post by thx-1138 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:47 am

scjet45 wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:58 am
.....................................
...i think that most likely you are affected by this. Try checking your logs for gvfs-related errors.
If such is the case indeed, this should affect not just Mint and Mate, but other distros & desktops as well.

...See here as well, for Arch & Thunar.
Post #12 contains an unofficial patched binary for Bionic (if you trust such of course).
In any case, it says 'Fix Committed', so Canonical will provide a corrected package anytime soon...

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Re: Mate19 ERROR: Unable to stop drive Timeout was reached ?

Post by scjet45 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:00 am

thx-1138 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:47 am
scjet45 wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:58 am
.....................................
...i think that most likely you are affected by this. Try checking your logs for gvfs-related errors.
If such is the case indeed, this should affect not just Mint and Mate, but other distros & desktops as well.

...See here as well, for Arch & Thunar.
Post #12 contains an unofficial patched binary for Bionic (if you trust such of course).
In any case, it says 'Fix Committed', so Canonical will provide a corrected package anytime soon...
Thx for reply,
I think you're right regarding this being a "gvfs" bug since it affects thunar, ..., as well.
https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/um-18-0 ... rive/16742
hopefully it'll get fixed soon.

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Re: Mate19 ERROR: Unable to stop drive Timeout was reached ?

Post by scjet45 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:02 am

scjet45 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:00 am
thx-1138 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:47 am
scjet45 wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:58 am
.....................................
...i think that most likely you are affected by this. Try checking your logs for gvfs-related errors.
If such is the case indeed, this should affect not just Mint and Mate, but other distros & desktops as well.

...See here as well, for Arch & Thunar.
Post #12 contains an unofficial patched binary for Bionic (if you trust such of course).
In any case, it says 'Fix Committed', so Canonical will provide a corrected package anytime soon...
Thx for reply,
I think you're right regarding this being a "gvfs" bug since it affects thunar, and other similar distro's as well.
https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/um-18-0 ... rive/16742
hopefully it'll get fixed soon.

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Re: Mate19 ERROR: Unable to stop drive Timeout was reached ?

Post by scjet45 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:03 am

scjet45 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:02 am
scjet45 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:00 am
thx-1138 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:47 am
...i think that most likely you are affected by this. Try checking your logs for gvfs-related errors.
If such is the case indeed, this should affect not just Mint and Mate, but other distros & desktops as well.

...See here as well, for Arch & Thunar.
Post #12 contains an unofficial patched binary for Bionic (if you trust such of course).
In any case, it says 'Fix Committed', so Canonical will provide a corrected package anytime soon...
Thx for reply,
I think you're right regarding this being a "gvfs" bug since it affects thunar, along with other similar distro's as well.
https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/um-18-0 ... rive/16742
hopefully it'll get fixed soon.

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