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RE: F11 - Unmitigated Disaster



Hmmm.. I just installed F11 today on my laptop.
I did a custom install (i.e. I selected every package from
the customization menus). Yeah... a big and time consuming installation.
 
I am not having the problems you are reporting at all. In fact,
I get to the login prompt in exactly 35 seconds from boot start
(i.e. from the time when I select which OS to boot from the grub menu).
 
My cpu is an old uniproc amd64, though my kernel is i386.
My ram is 2GB.
 
I am not booting the default kernel, which has the PAE (Physical Address Extension).
I am booting the non-PAE kernel.
I wonder if that has an impact on performance. Have you tried to install
and boot from the non-PAE kernel?
 
Cheers,
 
MK-RS
 
 
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 22:48:34 -0400
> From: homburg tips-Q com
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Subject: F11 - Unmitigated Disaster
>
> New Dell Core2, 8gb memory, 256gb disk. Upgraded from F10.
>
> 1. So sluggish I can barely do anything. Windows come up
> and are unresponsive. It takes about 30 seconds to get a
> terminal. Just to send this email took about 30 seconds for
> the screen to render.
>
> 2. Mouse/Cursor issues. Just to get the cursor from the
> subject line to the message body took about 10 seconds.
>
> 3. Firefox completely broken.
>
> 4. Dolphin completely unresponsive.
>
> 5. Overlapping windows causes the bottom window to to
> become unrendered. Cannot switch between windows.
>
> 6. DNSSec - no keys. Had to remove from named.conf until I
> can sort it out.
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