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Re: Kaffiene vs gene, score 1-0



On 3/11/2009 2:42 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 March 2009, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Greetings;

>> Everytime I do a startx, I waste about 3 minutes killing kaffiene, which
>> insists on starting,  complete with several error messages related to
>> gstreamer.  I can select quit from its file menu, but then I have to run
>> htop, find the one kaffeine process that is still running and locking up my
>> tv card from any other programs access, and kill it.  And on the next
>> reboot and startx, its the same darned song and dance.

>> How the heck can I stop running kaffeine at an x start?  For my card, it is
>> a thoroughly broken application.

>> I may also have found the src of my F10 instability.  I just rebuilt my fav
>> kernels using the F10 compiler tools, and so far not an Oops or BUG in half
>> an hour of uptime.  That knocking sound?  Yeah. :)

> PS: A 2nd subject:

> As an afterthought, I also have about 2 minutes of a dead system when I start 
> kmail, which is apparently waiting on akonadi, which eventually fails of 
> course because my system has a mysql installed that was already configured for 
> mythtv usage when I upgraded, not installed, from F8 to F10.

> I have asked several times for how to fix this, even posted the error log, but 
> so far no solution has been offered.  I have used mysqladministrator to add 
> akonadi as a client, using that as passwd too, and setup akonadi with matching 
> passwds too, but that makes no diff that I can see.

> If we cannot fix this using the normal setup procedures, then how can I rid 
> kmail of this akonadi dependency, as it runs just fine ANAICT without it?

> 3rd subject, where is the default volume set for the startup and shutdown 
> audio splash files, they are blowing out the windows on the neighbors houses.


Good luck on the multiple subjects under one subject.  ;-)

That usually does not work because they get lost when the thread wanders
off.

-- 


  David


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