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Re: Fedora 12 beta issues



On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 19:56 -0600, Dariusz J. Garbowski wrote:

> 2. Dailymotion videos are terribly slow -- look like a slideshow (2fps?)
> Whole system slows down to a crawl when playing video (HTML5 tag, not 
> flash), even typing in terminal feels like '97 over ssh.
> 
> 
> top - 08:52:18 up  9:29,  4 users,  load average: 0.29, 0.20, 0.24
> Tasks: 188 total,   2 running, 186 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
> Cpu0  : 55.3%us,  1.3%sy,  0.0%ni, 43.3%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si, 
> 0.0%st
> Cpu1  :  2.7%us,  0.7%sy,  0.0%ni, 96.7%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si, 
> 0.0%st
> Cpu2  : 33.0%us,  0.7%sy,  0.0%ni, 66.3%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si, 
> 0.0%st
> Cpu3  : 11.5%us,  1.4%sy,  0.0%ni, 87.1%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si, 
> 0.0%st
> Mem:   8263400k total,  3142540k used,  5120860k free,   300608k buffers
> Swap:  8409988k total,        0k used,  8409988k free,  2194328k cached
> 
>    PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
>   1519 root      20   0  126m  63m 6012 R 99.4  0.8  10:02.00 Xorg
>   1981 thufor    20   0  607m 127m  24m S  6.0  1.6   1:40.89 firefox
>   2008 thufor     9 -11  184m 5024 3996 S  0.7  0.1   0:02.80 pulseaudio
>   1884 thufor    20   0  116m  23m  14m S  0.3  0.3   0:04.33 konsole
> ...
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 3. Anaconda/First boot -- sees the screen size as if it was total of two 
> displays but uses only one of them (b -- see hardware above), hence the 
> some information and buttons are invisible (displayed off screen). I can 
> provide photos of what it looks like.
> 
> 
> 4. KDE: Display settings: change display resolution works incorrectly -- 
> canĀ“t move screen position vs. the other screen. I changed screen (a) 
> from 1280x1024 -> 1600x1200 and got screen overlap -- whatever is 
> displayed in the middle, is showing up "partial clone" on both screens.
> 
> 
> 5. KDE: Colors are all over the place -- parts of UI change colors as 
> they please: to purple, green, blue, black, etc. without reason. Random 
> "destruction" patterns show up on UI elements.

For all of the above, can you try a) updating to kernel 96 or 97 from
Rawhide or Koji, and b) booting with nomodeset parameter, and see how
those affect them?

> 8. glxgears works but with horizontal lines of random rubbish. I havent 
> tried mesa-dri-drivers-experimental yet...

Without mesa-dri-drivers-experimental you're not getting any hardware
3D. But it's not expected to work great on r700 yet anyway.

> 9. Pulseaudio generally works -- I'm happy that digital optical out 
> works! Pavucontrol (not installed by default?) crashes when I choose 
> "Pulseaudio server" in KDE multimedia settings.

Don't know about KDE, but pavucontrol is no longer installed by default
because gnome-volume-control should cover what's needed. KDE still
doesn't have a real great PA mixer AFAIK.

-- 
Adam Williamson
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