[Bug 910379] Re: Gparted does not start and continues to scan devices

Curtis Gedak gedakc at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 20:44:10 UTC 2012

Aha!  So the delay is due to calling blkid.

Phillip, are you able to bring this problem with blkid searching non-
existent floppy drive to the attention of the right people?

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  Gparted does not start and continues to scan devices

Status in “gparted” package in Ubuntu:
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Bug description:
  I have Precise Pangolin Alpha 1 with all updates installed.
  When launching Gparted it continues to scan for devices and never starts.
  I tried as normal user, as root, with and without a usb key attached.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: gparted 0.8.1-1ubuntu4
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-7.13-generic 3.2.0-rc7
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-7-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  ApportVersion: 1.90-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Sat Dec 31 16:18:08 2011
  ExecutablePath: /usr/sbin/gpartedbin
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
  SourcePackage: gparted
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2011-12-02 (28 days ago)
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   (gnome-panel:2275): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :1.0

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