Ubuntu

updatedb should omit /mnt from its scanlist by default

Reported by Andrew Evers on 2006-12-01
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slocate (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: slocate

When running ubuntu on vmware, using VMWare's "Shared Folders" feature, the shared folders are mounted under /mnt/hgfs. However, entry is visible in the mount table.

When updatedb runs with the defaults, and scans /mnt/hgfs the guest CPU is totally taken up by vmware-guestd, and both the host and guest are very, very slow, since vmware-guestd is not particuarly efficient.

I would suggest adding at least /mnt/hgfs to the default exclusion list, perhaps even /mnt (/media is there already).

RJ Clay (rjclay) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. You reported this bug a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in it recently. We were wondering is this still an issue for you? Can you try with latest Ubuntu release? Thanks in advance.

Changed in slocate:
status: New → Incomplete
Daniel T Chen (crimsun) on 2008-09-19
Changed in slocate:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
RJ Clay (rjclay) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!

Changed in slocate:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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