[Talk-GB] Pigging potlach ...
lester at lsces.co.uk
Wed Jan 11 11:21:15 GMT 2012
Andy Allan wrote:
> On 11 January 2012 00:21, Lester Caine<lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
>> Well I'm on SUSE11.3 64bit into an AMD quad core with 8Gb RAM and Seamonkey
>> Rock stable with everything else I run.
>> I'll switch to Firefox on another machine when I have a little more time
>> tomorrow night.
>> Just pissed me off that I'd fixed the same block twice, but not managed to
>> save any of the work :(
> Hi Lester,
> Sorry to hear that potlatch is freezing on you. Maybe you can give us
> some more details? First off, the flash version number would be a
> great help, it's the most likely thing to be a significant difference
> between your machine and others. Seamonkey vs Firefox is less likely
> to be a trigger, since both use the same plugin mechanisms to load
> flash which runs potlatch.
Actually that was the reason for checking out the other machine ...
This one has Flash 10.3 r183 and no option to upgrade to 11.1 but the other
machine has 11.1 r102
I need to work out if it's worth all the agro updating this machine from
SUSE11.3 which is perfectly functional, while SUSE12.1 is annoyingly different
in too many ways :(
> Also, can you describe the "freeze"? Is it just the save button that
> stops working, or is it everything? When it freezes is your machine at
> 100% CPU (on one core) or idle? ("top" may help identify the process
> if it's burning CPU). Is there anything in particular that triggers
> it? What state is it in when it freezes - are you just panning around,
> have you just entered a tag, is there a feature selected etc? For
> these, a screenshot of the frozen p2 might be useful for us.
The flash area just stops updating and if I switch away and back, then
it does not refresh the area. It knows something is active as it gives the
pop-up if you try and switch away and moving that pop-up leaves a trail in the
> As Richard (albeit fairly bluntly) said, we've not heard similar
> reports from other people, but they might just be silently enduring
> it. Any further help you can give us to get to the root cause would be
It's the usual problem of no time ...
15 mins tidying up an area while I'm waiting for something else to finish is
time usefully spent, but fire-fighting why something random is happening takes a
lot longer :(
Hence asking the question ...
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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