On Tuesday 08 January 2008 11:20:40 am Les wrote: > On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 12:11 -0500, Alastair Neil wrote: > > On Jan 8, 2008 11:47 AM, Alan Cox <alan lxorguk ukuu org uk> wrote: > > > I'd appreciate knowing if anyone else has had similar > > > > problems before I roll > > > > > back to F7. It is possible that I am having hardware > > > > problems, so the F7 > > > > > roll back may not help. > > > > I am seeing some similar problems with gnome based FC8 > > applications > > leaking memory horribly which they didn't do before. Not quite > > the same > > as you report however. > > > > Is there anything logged in dmesg when your system stalls ? > > > > hmm > > I have not checked, I suppose I should have done that first :). I > > initially believed that memory leaks were the culpret as I was seeing > > my swap slowing filling up even with modest usage this is why I > > started switching applications to see if things got better. > > > > I'll check, I now have two terminals pegged on all desktops and always > > on top running top in one and tailing the syslog in the other. > > I am seeing lockups on my wife's a810n system (AMD Athelon 64) running > 32 bit. I am leary of 64 bit until I get the 32 bit working since I am > more familiar with it, and currently it seems that some stuff is still > not 64 bit. > > I did find a couple of memory errors, but reseating the memory sticks > seems to have cleared that up (12 hour run no errors). It works longer > and with fewer problems. Screen updates seem to drag a bit, but I see > that someone mentioned disabling Pango for firefox, so maybe that is the > problem. I will see if Pango is running on that system. > > But the hangs are real. > > Regards, > Les H I like to call them stutters, I too was getting brief stutters and locks so to speak. Nothing where I have to reboot but exactly what you are talking about. I recently switched back to kde and qt but use AfterStep as my desktop and it has since cleared up. So for the past 5 days all has been well. -- LostSon http://www.lostsonsvault.org
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