[PlanetCCRMA] GUI Issues with Dell Vostro

Peter Adamson pga at rochma.com
Sun Mar 18 13:37:36 PDT 2012

I have just installed FC14 with the low latency kernel on a Dell Vostro 

The GUI freezes after anywhere from 10 minutes to a few hours. This 
usually happens when a dialogue box or application window opens. 
Occasionally it happens when clicking a button.

The mouse moves around the screen ok but the GUI does not respond to 
clicks or keystrokes. No way to get into a console to see what's going 
on, so a hard reboot is the only solution.

It does not appear to happen with the unmodified kernel.

I have tried using KDE instead of Gnome but the problem is actually worse.

Are there any ideas about what is causing this and what might be a 
What information would be useful to post here? (hardware? which log 

I have tried recording with the basic kernel. Latency seems to be 
exactly the same as with the modified kernel. However midi playback is 
not as smooth (clicks at start/end of midi segments).


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