[Testing Report 2] Testing XMir on Xubuntu Saucy
gridcube at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 18:26:01 UTC 2013
thanks amjjawad, your test counts as a Fail. please update your video card
and issues to http://pad.ubuntu.com/xubuntu-mir , also if you can, here
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mir/GPUTesting and by the way you can read:
2013/8/20 Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com>
> Hi Everyone,
> As promised, this is my Testing Report on a Real Hardware. Last report I
> sent was on Virtual Machine which is not helpful so hope this is what you
> 1. Go to http://vanir.unit193.tk/mir/ and Download the ISO -
> downloaded via torrent in my case.
> 2. MD5SUM Checked - Passed.
> 3. Test was done on this machine: http://phillw.net/hardware/BnA9pw11
> 4. Media used to install Xubuntu Saucy with MIR is LiveUSB (Sony
> MSAC-UAM2 USB Device - 1GB) creating using UNetbootin (latest version - 585
> under Windows 7).
> 5. From Boot Menu, I chose: "Try Xubuntu without Installation"
> 6. When the Live Desktop showed up, the colors were messed up. When I
> tried to take a screenshot and uploaded to facebook from my test machine, I
> checked the very same screenshot on my other machine and to my surprise the
> picture was Crystal Clear! I can't really explain that. Could it be my
> monitor? if so, why all the other systems on the same machine work fine?
> there was red color on the background mixed with blue (wallpaper) and
> everything is not clear (text and icons). Remember back in the Windows 98
> days when you choose 256 colors instead of say 16bit colors? same thing.
> 7. *Mouse was SO SLOW!*
> 8. Output of: ps ax | grep system-comp: *root at xubuntu:/home/xubuntu#
> ps ax | grep system-comp
> 1988 ? S 0:00 /bin/sh /usr/sbin/unity-system-compositor.sleep
> --from-dm-fd 10 --to-dm-fd 13 --vt 7
> 2011 tty7 Ssl+ 0:06 /usr/sbin/unity-system-compositor --from-dm-fd 10
> --to-dm-fd 13 --vt 7
> 2542 ? S 0:00 gksudo xfce4-terminal -x less
> 2558 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/bin/sudo -H -S -p GNOME_SUDO_PASS -u root --
> xfce4-terminal -x less /var/log/lightdm/unity-system-compositor.log
> 2566 ? Sl 0:03 xfce4-terminal -x less
> 2752 pts/0 Ss+ 0:00 less /var/log/lightdm/unity-system-compositor.log
> 3053 pts/2 S+ 0:00 grep --color=auto system-comp
> root at xubuntu:/home/xubuntu#*
> 9. http://i43.tinypic.com/2r7rdj8.jpg
> 10. I decided to install it to check whether the color issue can be
> fixed or not.
> 11. Installation done using "Something else" on /sda7
> 12. At some points during the installation, the system appeared to be
> frozen for few seconds (mouse dead - does not move) specially on Where Are
> You Step and Who Are You Step and I guess Keyboard Layout Step as well.
> 13. Installation Done - Rebooted - Logged in to the main System -
> update-grub- rebooted - Logged to Xubuntu
> 14. The color issue was the same.
> 15. Mouse was SO slow yet again.
> 16. That is all for now.
> Is there anything specific you want me to try and report back? the color
> issue is giving me hard time and hurts my eyes, I can't carry on with test
> while everything is messed up :(
> Thank you!
> *Remember: "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
> *Best Regards,
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