What to do to get a fix in 8.04?

Rolf Kutz rk at vzsze.de
Fri Oct 31 11:50:39 UTC 2008


On 31/10/08 05:34 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Rolf Kutz wrote:
>>
>>   
>>> On 30/10/08 20:35 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>>>     
>>>> NoOp wrote:
>>>>       
>>>>> On 10/30/2008 10:06 AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
>>>>>         
>>>>>> Rolf Kutz wrote:
>>>>>>           
>>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/hardy/+source/network-manager/+bug/203016
>>>>       
>>>> Except that if the developers don't see it being a real usability problem
>>>> (it can't be happening to everyone - or if it is, it can't be an unlimited
>>>> memory leak) there's no way they're going to patch a stable release.
>>>>       
>>> It goes up to serveral hundred megabytes until Networkmanager freezes on
>>> wakeup. I have to restart it regulary.
>>>     
>>
>> Yes, but it clearly isn't doing that to everybody (me for instance - I can
>> go weeks without a reboot, and when I do reboot it's always because X
>> failed to reset properly after hibernation).
>>
>> As a workaround, what about a cron job to
>> do "/etc/dbus-1/event.d/25NetworkManager restart" daily?

This will drop the connection.

>    I like the cron job fix and think it should be used in the long term 
>as a fix.

It's not a fix, it's a workaround. Memoryleaks
show, that there are qa-problems in the package.

regards, Rolf

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