bugranger - Bugs: bug #29238, Freeze after sshfs mount point...


bug #29238: Freeze after sshfs mount point gets unavailable

Submitted by:  Roman Z. <hut>
Submitted on:  Tue 16 Mar 2010 11:33:05 PM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: External Bug
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Closed

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Mon 03 May 2010 09:05:02 PM UTC, comment #2:

This is most likely a problem with sshfs rather than with ranger.

The workaround I use is described in the link in my previous post: Adding "ServerAliveInterval 15" in ssh_config. It makes sshfs remove the mount point when it disconnects.

I'll set the bug's status to "Invalid".

Roman Z. <hut>
Project Administrator
Fri 26 Mar 2010 02:00:39 PM UTC, comment #1:

Maybe this helps:


"If there's no obvious fix for the sshfs freeze issue, could you possibly make the process killabe?"

"if you mean a hanging sshfs connection causes Ranger to stall, that's not Ranger's fault but a shortcoming in the current fuse implementation. try adding "ServerAliveInterval 15" to ssh_config, then connect sshfs with the "reconnect" parameter."

Roman Z. <hut>
Project Administrator
Tue 16 Mar 2010 11:33:05 PM UTC, original submission:

Ranger freezes after a ssh mount point gets unavailable. It may not even be possible to kill it afterwards with pkill -9 ranger.

steps to reproduce:

mkdir somedir
sshfs user@host somedir
ranger somedir
<cut the connection to host>

Possible solution:
A second thread which interrupts ranger from trying to access the directory after a timeout. Though I don't know how to implement the interruption.

Roman Z. <hut>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat 20 Nov 2010 12:46:26 PM UTChutStatusInvalid=>External Bug
    Mon 03 May 2010 09:05:02 PM UTChutStatusConfirmed=>Invalid
    Tue 16 Mar 2010 11:33:33 PM UTChutStatusNone=>Confirmed

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