Java problem on Fedora 17
blr at robertsr.us
Thu Oct 25 11:53:42 MDT 2012
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any difference in the machine's behavior when you run the build
> form a text-mode virtual console? Maybe X11 is messing things up.
> Sometimes even text scrolling across an xterm can bring X11 to its knees
> and every process will then hang that's trying to communicate with X11.
> Maybe uninstalling the ATI drives will fix things like you say.
I did that a coupla days ago. This has been one of those "work on it for a
few minutes here and there" problems for several days. I think it still
hung even from a text console. Otherwise I would have used that as the
workaround until I figured out the actual problem.
But for now I'm calling it the !#@$& proprietary ATI driver. I've done
several builds since I went back to the free radeon driver and no problems
so far. Grrr.
I was really liking GNOME Shell, but I can live with XFCE. It sure seems
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