[PlanetCCRMA] several fc3 issues

Jonathan Segel jsegel@magneticmotorworks.com
Tue Feb 15 17:15:03 2005

On Feb 15, 2005, at 3:45 PM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 10:24, Jonathan Segel wrote:
>> after a few shows using my fc1 on sharp-laptop setup, i've gone back 
>> to
>> trying to get fc3 working. i'm having some problems.
>> several things won't start form the Sound & Video menu. Snd is one of
>> them, whcih when launched from command line says segmentation fault!
> I did see this problem and apparently it has to do with a combination 
> of
> opengl/motif/x issues.
>  If I logout and
> login again (without rebooting) then glxgears reports good numbers and
> snd works. Very very weird.

hmm. as user, glxgears segfaults first time! as root, ~224fps. then log 
out and back in, user 314fps, root 244..
??  and after logout/login, snd works... ok, then!
this is intel 830  video card.  i don't know about x acceleration. 
strangely also, while showing no xruns now, while playing a file in 
snd, if i adjust any of its views i get playback gaps and stutters. 
plus the graphic if channel one goes away...

>> and most noticable: xruns! xruns that interfere with sound output! i'm
>> trying by stopping lots of services, but still seems to happen on an
>> almost regular basis. yuck.
> That's not good. I'm having good performance myself. Have you installed
> the kernel through the planetccrma-core-edge meta packages? If so, what
> does /etc/rc.d/init.d/rtload status reports? Have you set up the
> priority of jack to, say, something like "60"?

rtload status is normal (for us): any=1; gid=1; mlock=1
i hadn't reset jack priority. trying that now too.

>> this is using 2.6.10-0.5.rdt.rhfc3.ccrma, a  1.13ghz p3 laptop.
>> in general i like the desktop gnome a lot better, though some applets
>> don't seem to be there (wireless monitor?) but without working sound, 
>> i
>> better stay with fc1 on this laptop.
> Apparently...
> -- Fernando

well, i'll put up with fc1 for a while... i actually like fc3 more just 
using it in a general sense.

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