On 23.04.2004 18:03, Josh Boyer wrote:
On Fri, 2004-04-23 at 10:41, Michael A. Peters wrote:
>Twice now - X11 suddenly stops responding, or is extremely slow in
>responding. The mouse works just fine - so it's not a refresh issue, but
>the window manager/desktop (gnome) takes forever to respond to clicks.
>Switching to a virtual console is instantaneous - but there is a delay
>in log in. But once logged in, the cli is snappy - but the problem
>persists in X11.
Yeah, I am seeing pretty much the same thing, but it's not localized to
X11. Some other random things are seeing "pauses", like setfiles. And
I have an ATI Radeon, so at least it isn't a problem with one particular
At first I thought the behavior was SELinux related, but it still
happens when I boot with SELinux disabled. Haven't seen anything in any
of the logs though. If I go back a couple of kernels, the problem seems
to go away.
I am seeing something like this too. The way it looks for me is as if
the hard drive just stops responding - everything that wants disk access
freezes, but everything else keeps working normally. Once in a while the
disk would "unfreeze", I would see a lot of disk activity, and then
another freeze (for a periods varying from a few seconds to couple of
These freezes always start when something very disk-intensive is running
(slocate's updatedb, "setfiles check", etc). Quitting Mozilla sometimes
helps get rid of them for a while, in other cases only a reboot makes
them go away (until they come back a few hours later).
This is a major blocker, IMHO.
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