[Thunar-dev] Thunar hangs when the users home is on NFS mount

Ben Ford ben at kalifornia.com
Tue Mar 11 20:01:00 CET 2008

Stephan Arts wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 7:26 PM, Harald Schmalzbauer
> <h.schmalzbauer at omnisec.de> wrote:
>> Chris Shenton wrote:
>>  Actually it's a problem with the thumbnail/.cache/NFS interaction.
>>  I'm fine with symlinking ~/.cache (the NFS home) to
>>  /usr/local/home/user/.cache/ (a machine-dependend local home, also for
>>  .config and .gconf in my case), for example.
> This sounds logical, thunar creates (and loads) thumbnails for every
> file it can. This results in some very massive network traffic when
> viewing a folder.
> You could argue that reading and writing thumbnails should be less
> intrusive, but I wouldn't really know how.
> @Benny, do you have an idea if this is possible?

Why not cache remote filesystems to /tmp/thunar/...?


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