Video still not quite up to par
gmccullagh at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 15:25:55 BST 2007
On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> Yes, with LDM_DIRECTX=True commented out, my video gets worse. The
> bypassing of ssh for video does add improvement, but it is still not as
> good as with LTSP 4.2 under K12LTSP6.
No great surprise, just thought it was worth checking. In both LTSP4 and 5
with LDM_DIRECTX you're basically sending the video output across the
network in much the same way so it seems like there must be something else.
> I was wondering the same thing yesterday. I started messing with video
> settings in lts.conf to see if there was any improvement. At this point
> I am only testing with a Term150 from Disklessworkstations.com. I am out
> of town now until Monday but maybe I will try some other workstations to
> see if there is any difference. I will also give the gxine test a shot.
You could snag the Xorg config file from LTSP4 and place it on the LTSP5
chroot and force use of the old config. Should tell you if it's an X
> The server has 6 Gig NICs teamed with adaptive load balancing ran into a
> Gigabit switch in my Cisco 4006 router. Then another GBIC blade runs a
> separate gigabit connection to each wire room feeding no more than 20
> clients per Gig uplink. I am certain the network isn't the problem :-)
Yikes. At some point we really must twist your arm to write up a detailed
piece explaining your setup. An 8-core xeon server with 16 GB RAM and 6
load-balanced NICs is pretty serious hardware.
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