Re: [Evolution] Can't select Inbox

tir, 20.01.2004 kl. 20.53 skrev hansgruber rogers com:

I have come across a problem with a company that I support.  As Preston Lee specified in December I am 
unable to select any of the folders after a crash.  The configuration is, /home is mounted from the server 
with NFS, RH8, Evolution 1.2.2 are on the local machine.  When evolution or X/KDE crashes and evolution was 
running, once a restart happens the only folder that can be accessed is the contacts folder.  If any of the 
other folders are selected a two second (aprox) pause happens and then the contacts folder is automatically 

This is another of those "can't be bothered cos the line length reaches
from here to "de Gierbrug" (~2 km vogelvlucht, op de fiets, autorijden
of wandelen). However;

NFS has always been a bugbear because of any lockfiles. Did anyone try
SMB (like Samba 3) for this kind of crash yet, and if so, what was your

I have been using Evolution for many years and "killev" has always cured any crash, but not in this case.  
A previous support person wrote a script to cure this, but is very heavy handed in my opinion and would 
like to see a better 

How could 'killev' (dead and gone, but restored by me on my Evo 1.4.5)
help dead lockfiles on an NFS mount?

The current solution is execute "rm -rf ~/.gconf*/*lock"

Quite. Therefore my question about alternative mounts; specifically SMB.

As the removal of all locks is pretty indiscriminate, they also reboot after running this.  I would like to 
see a solution that does not arbitrarily remove locks and does not require a reboot.


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