DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2010-10
Re: Qemu on amd64 does not boot installation CDs
On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 06:06:22PM +0530, Siju George wrote:
> Also is anybody using amd64 as desktop? ;-)
The latest 2.7/x86-64 DragonFly versions are now generally quite stable.
There are still some quirks left, howewer. Generally, the longer the system
stays running, the longer it becomes unstable.
- Seamonkey fails to load web sites on slow servers and spins with 100% CPU.
State in top is shown as 'kqread'. Using my ISP proxy makes this behaviour
- Some programs dump core from time to time (uptime dependant)
This evening, this is the turn of dosbox. It fails with this message:
assertion: z->z_Magic == ZALLOC_SLAB_MAGIC in _slabfree
- After a few hours of uptime, keyboard leds always stay off under Xorg even
though caps lock/num lock/etc can still change state.
The most troublesome stuff is due to a bug in pkgsrc devel/gettext-lib. There's
a patch to fix it in my bug report:
Apart from the gettexti-lib related crashes, 2.6/x86-64 does not have these issues.