On Wed, 2018-11-14 at 10:09 -0500, Fulko Hew wrote:
> It seems to be completely random. The panel freezes when I'm
> using it and I only notice when I try and click on something or notice
> the clock widget is showing the wrong time. Debugging doesn't work
> because gdb can't attach to a process in 'D' state (IIRC because
> ptrace() requires the kernel-level process to run code and it's
> blocked). Equally mysterious is how it suddenly unblocks itself.
I Just started following this thread because I think I might be
experiencing this myself. Except I'm still back on F26.
And in my case, I don't have any NFS mounts.
My symptoms and usage are the same as you described in your last
For me it happens randomly about once a week now.
ISTR this started about 2 months ago ???
I haven't pursued it, but: killall plasmashell; kstart plasmashell;
resolves it. Next time it happens (hasn't happened in the last 3 days)
I'll let it sit, and see if it un-freezes.
As I mentioned earlier in the thread, I've tried 'killall plasmashell;
plasmashell' (i.e. without using kstart) and that doesn't work, i.e.
when plasmashell comes back up it's still frozen. However that was when
I wasn't using automount so it may be different now. Too many