new laptop problems
nathan at the-arcanum.org
Tue Dec 30 08:10:18 GMT 2003
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On Monday 29 December 2003 04:56 pm, corey_s at cox.net wrote:
I disabled the kdemountd daemon in the services window and that seems to have
I'll keep playing with it and paying attention to it.
thanks for your help.
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 12:26:57AM -0700, Nathan England wrote:
> > Unfortunately, this did not work.
> > KDE seems to be okay, but dvd playback still burps, and quake3 still
> > hangs. And when I am working in Kate, I can be typing something, and
> > then it will stop and I keep typing, then it has to race to catch up to
> > me. But it doesn't do that in Gnome...
> > Anything else?
> Check to see if a program/deamon named 'fam' is running when while KDE
> is up. If so, kill it, and see if that makes a difference.
> Also, check your $home/.xsession-errors for any clues.
> You said you looked at top, so I figure you also kept it up and watched
> for anything occuring at exactly the same time you experience the delays?
> Finally, make sure there aren't any automounter deamons running that
> might be attempting to periodicaly mount/monitor some device.
> Assuming all that fails to bring to light anything, try starting kde,
> then with no other apps running, do a 'ps aux > kdeps.txt' as root -
> then do the same thing with gnome... ugh, then painstakingly go through
> each one and try to locate any suspicious looking deamons/programs
> running under kde that aren't running under gnome.
> If _all_else_fails, install a new distro... try gentoo, it rocks.
> Seeing as you seem to prefer kde, I would suggest that it may well be
> better to try a new distro than to give up and revert to gnome!
> Good luck!
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