[plt-scheme] Re: Any tips for avoiding intermittent freezing when navigating file system directories with mounted network volumes in DrScheme?

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Fri Aug 22 10:14:37 EDT 2008

This is the lab with one central computer and all of the students
running DrScheme on it, right? Adding a teachpack can be a
computationally intensive task (since it compiles the teachpack) so it
may be that these freezes you're seeing are just the result of


On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 7:56 PM, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just another data point. I have a Linux lab running DrScheme 4.1 and
> several students had freeze issues when they tried to add a user
> teachpack right after they clicked the "Add teachpack to list..."
> button.
> The OS kept working and they were able to kill MrEd, but DrScheme was
> completely frozen.
> It happened to probably 5 or 6 people in each class of 25 or so.
> Todd
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 1:22 AM, Benjamin L. Russell
> <DekuDekuplex at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:20:27 -0500, "Grant Rettke"
>> <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
>>>> Does anybody have any tips on avoiding this intermittent freezing when
>>>> navigating local file system directories on a system with mounted
>>>> network volumes?
>>>Just wondering, is this a general Windows issue or a DrScheme specific issue?
>>>My machine at work has horrible, terrible hanging issues whenever I
>>>use Explorer.
>> Since I can navigate those same directories in Windows Explorer and
>> other applications without any problems, but the intemittent freezing
>> always occurs in DrScheme, this issue appears to be DrScheme-specific.
>> -- Benjamin L. Russell
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