Fluxbox slow start bug Was: boot into minimal wm & start mythtv?
matt.price at utoronto.ca
Thu Jan 5 17:07:39 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-01-05 at 23:04 +1100, Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Jan 2006 11:10:40 +0000
> R Kimber <rkimber at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 21:58:58 -0500
> > Matt Price <matt.price at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> > > eliminate gdm altogether and just boot into the most minimal wm I can
> > > find (any suggestions for something quicker than fluxbox? even that
> > > takes many seconds to load!); but I don't really know how to do that
> > In my experience, i.e. on my machine, Blackbox loads much faster than
> > Fluxbox. You need to run a default session and load Blackbox from
> > your .xsession file.
> The slow loading with the Hoary and Breezy versions of fluxbox is due to
> a bug. The only way to fix it properly is to compile the 0.9.14 version of
> fluxbox (which I am running at the moment on Breezy) The issue is an
> overload of the font server - it was previously worked around by compiling
> fluxbox with the --disable-xmb option to ./configure, but appears to be
> fully fixed in version 0.9.14.
> My understanding is that Dapper will include 0.9.14 , so the problem
> should disappear.
thanks for thin info, and theanks everyone else for the suggestions.
> Package: fluxbox (0.9.14-1) [universe]
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