Sytem Monitor hangs while scrolling through the list of running processes

Bug #457647 reported by Jeremy Austin-Bardo on 2009-10-21
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-system-monitor (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Nominated for Karmic by marcus

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-system-monitor

I frequently use system monitor check running processes and stop processes that have stalled or zombified. I cannot do this in Karmic due to that fact that it itself stalls and appears to zombify when I try to scroll the list of running processes. I expect System Monitor to function as before or this really is one of the more severe regressions I have discovered to date!

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Oct 21 17:19:21 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-system-monitor
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release Candidate i386 (20091019.2)
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: gnome-system-monitor 2.28.0-0ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: gnome-system-monitor
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686

Jeremy Austin-Bardo (ausimage) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. The issue is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug the to the people writting the software (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME)

Changed in gnome-system-monitor (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Dmitri Bachtin (damg) on 2011-10-13
summary: - Sytem Monitor is unusable to check or stop running process
+ Sytem Monitor hangs while scrolling through the list of running
+ processes
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-system-monitor (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
trent-- (sylvainfaivre) wrote :

Ooops, sorry I wrongly registered as being affected by this old bug, while I'm having the same problem with gnome-system-monitor 3.2.0-0ubuntu1 on Oneiric with a 3.0.0-12-generic kernel.

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