[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#846367: Bug#846367: thunar: hangs with network file systems when offline

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Dec 1 20:06:13 UTC 2016

On Wed, 2016-11-30 at 19:21 +0200, Matias Wilkman wrote:
>   I have a FUSE network file system driver, google-drive-ocamlfuse,
> installed. Thunar hangs on startup when the computer is offline. After a
> very long time, the message "Error when getting information for file
> 'google-drive': Device or resource busy." appears. This message window,
> itself, is Not responding. Sometimes, after considerable time, this dialog
> is dismissable and thunar usable.
> In Thunar's output, there is "Error creating proxy: Error calling
> StartServiceByName for org.gtk.vfs.UDisks2VolumeMonitor: Timeout was reached
> (g-io-error-quark, 24)".
> Obviously, some fault is to be placed on google-drive-ocamlfuse for not
> failing gracefully when there is no network (and a corresponding bug report
> will be placed with that team), but a misbehaving file system mount should
> not render Thunar unusable.

Well, there's not much which can be done actually. Anything trying to open a
file on that mount will just wait for a timeout. I assume you have that google
drive as shortcut/favorite in the sidebar? You can try to remove it and check
if that helps.

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