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..

lol.

-iXo

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!
>
> Cheers,
> Christoph
>
>
>  While in Terminal, also check 'top' or 'ps' for running process...
>> 'uptime' to see the load averages.  See if there's a different between
>> times..
>>
>> Good Luck,
>> -iXo
>>
>> 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
>>> really
>>> 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.)
>>>
>>>        John
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