System freezes while I/O usage on Card Reader

Bug #327543 reported by Silviu Grijincu on 2009-02-10
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
hal (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Copying from or pasting to the Ricoh R5C822 card reader makes Nautilus unusable for the time the transfer is made.(the mouse freezes)

lspci -vvnn
05:06.4 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller [1180:0852] (rev ff) (prog-if ff)
 !!! Unknown header type 7f

lspci | grep Ricoh
05:06.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller
05:06.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 19)
05:06.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C843 MMC Host Controller (rev 0a)
05:06.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 05)
05:06.4 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev ff)

lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu jaunty (development branch)
Release: 9.04

uname -r

description: updated
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please try to obtain a backtrace following the instructions at and upload the backtrace (as an attachment) to the bug report. This will greatly help us in tracking down your problem.

Changed in nautilus:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete

I ran the instructions from and
I changed the suggested package to hal, from nautilus, and changed the status to new (from incomplete).

hal.log - obtained by running the commands from

Changed in nautilus:
status: Incomplete → New

$ ck-list-sessions
 unix-user = '1000'
 realname = 'luther,,,'
 seat = 'Seat1'
 session-type = ''
 active = FALSE
 x11-display = ''
 x11-display-device = ''
 display-device = '/dev/tty6'
 remote-host-name = ''
 is-local = TRUE
 on-since = '2009-02-27T17:49:24.913347Z'
 login-session-id = ''
 idle-since-hint = '2009-02-27T17:50:02.002006Z'
 unix-user = '1000'
 realname = 'luther,,,'
 seat = 'Seat1'
 session-type = ''
 active = TRUE
 x11-display = ':0'
 x11-display-device = '/dev/tty7'
 display-device = ''
 remote-host-name = ''
 is-local = TRUE
 on-since = '2009-02-27T17:49:41.788283Z'
 login-session-id = ''

$ id haldaemon
uid=110(haldaemon) gid=119(haldaemon) groups=119(haldaemon)

$ uname -a
Linux luther 2.6.28-8-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 25 04:28:54 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux

this is unrelated to nautilus. the whole system is slowed down when I access data from the card reader.

Changed in nautilus:
status: New → Invalid
dino99 (9d9) wrote :
Changed in hal (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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