XO keeps staring at its own belly button
Ixo X oxI
ixo at myna.ws
Fri Aug 8 05:26:12 EDT 2008
ok... 8.3.0 then..
2008/8/8 Christoph Derndorfer <christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com>
> 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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