XO keeps staring at its own belly button
christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 04:04:45 EDT 2008
On 8/8/08, Ixo X oxI <ixo at myna.ws> wrote:
> Some more 2 1/2 cents.....
> Sometimes when the storage is full (or near full), response time is down.
> (check in Terminal with 'df' and see how much free disk space you have.) If
> downloading large amounts of data, or in process of updating, could also be
> the cause.
> Frequently, when I see such un-responsiveness.. likely I have clicked on
> an activity icon twice by habit, they are both competing to start up.
> Hmmmm... maybe this could be a feature request for 8.2.0 ? If you try to
> start an activity while it is still already in 'loading' phase... prompt
> with 'Do you want to run duplicate activities ?' or if the second click is
> 'close too' the first click.. ignore.. :)
IIRC something like was already discussed either here or on sugar a couple
of weeks ago. But of course I can't find the link to the thread now.
And another note (not specifically directed at you Ixo!): Let us all stop
trying to push every little thing into 8.2.0!
While in Terminal, also check 'top' or 'ps' for running process...
> 'uptime' to see the load averages. See if there's a different between
> Good Luck,
> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 17:05, John Gilmore <gnu at toad.com> wrote:
>> > For instance - the XO has been sitting there for a minute or more
>> > (in Terminal). I want to key in a command, so I start typing.
>> > Nothing changes. I do *NOT* know if my XO is alive or dead.
>> > Suddenly (after one or more seconds) the typed character appears on
>> > the screen. My XO is alive, after all !!
>> > [I have 'suspend' turned off. Using Q2E12f, firmware 5.110.22.p17.]
>> This looks a *lot* like how an XO acts when Suspend is on. See if the
>> power LED has gone off and just blinks occasionally -- that's how you
>> tell whether you are in suspend. Power LED on steadily = no suspend.
>> Power LED off most of the time, blinking on = you're suspended.
>> You have to look BEFORE you start typing. The first key you hit will
>> wake it up again, but it takes the kernel about a second of powered-on
>> time before it becomes responsive again. (We hope to reduce that
>> significantly, but it's hard work.)
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