Re: Gnome/KDE program launches hang when Internet disconnected - Lenny
El 2011-06-03 a las 12:53 -0400, Thomas Milne escribió:
(resending to the list)
> On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 03 Jun 2011 05:38:23 -0400, Jack Dodds wrote:
> > > I am running Lenny. The system is connected to the Internet via a
> > > Linksys BEFSR81router and a cable modem. My desktop is Gnome.
> > >
> > > If the Internet is inaccessible - e.g. if the Ethernet cable is
> > > disconnected from the computer, or the cable modem power is
> > > disconnected, or if there are problems on the provider network - many
> > > GUI programs take a long time (about 60 seconds) to launch.
> > (...)
> > I have not experienced that specific behaviour in any of my lenny
> > systems.
> > Run "top" to check for any runaway process.
> This sounds suspiciously like the effects of Gnome's notorious Network
> Manager. This tells Internet applications whether you are connected or not.
> That's where I would start looking, at least.
Yes, that would be a good test: shutdown the networking service
("/etc/init.d/networking stop") and then check if there is still a
delay when opening gedit.