Re: User-Experiences 2.6.0-test5[-mm2]: General, Power-Managementand tmscsim
Date: Fri Sep 19 2003 - 00:09:16 EST
On Fri, 19 Sep 2003 04:46:17 GMT Thorsten Leemhuis <Thorsten_Leemhuis@xxxxxx> wrote:
| [third attempt to send mail, seems the first two (send more then 18 and
| 36 hours ago) didn't arrive at the list]
| Hi *,
| now that we're some time in the 2.6.0-test stage I thought to disturb
| development a bit by testing the new kernel ;-) . I'm mostly a normal
| linux "desktop" user with only minor programming experiences in C.
| Base Distro was a Red Hat 9 System updated with some security updates. I
| also installed the initscripts and modutils rpm packages from
| Hardware is an Athlon XP 2400+ on an Asus A7V266-E (Via KT266-A).
| - gconfig currently doesn't work so nice:
| -- Double-mouse-clicks in the checkboxes sometimes aren't noticed.
| Clicking in the _N M Y_ Fields in the full view works correct it seems.
| -- In the _Split-View_ it will throw this segfault when trying to turn
| of/on something:
I think that 'vi .config' and menuconfig get the most use.
I use xconfig occasionally, and have never used gconfig.
| - Using xconfig worked without problems. But IMHO some things are a bit
| -- Split-View: When do options appear in the left panel ("Support for
| USB Gadgets" and "Remove kernel Features")? It seems to me that these
| two are not a the right place there.
| Another thing: Sometimes Sub-Menus appear in a sub-field in the left
| tree-view (like Power Management -> CPU Frequency Scaling) and sometimes
| they only have an own sub-menu in the top-right panel (like Networking
| -> Ethernet (10 or 100 MBit)?
Yes, we could use more consistency there.
I find that sometimes it's easier to click on a different mehu item
completely than to up-level (backtrack) on a menu.
| -- Selecting "Code maturity level options -> Select only drivers
| expected to compile cleanly" is helpful but it would be nice if the
| config-system would show these drivers in a light grey (or something
| like that) and make them not-selectable.
I certainly like that suggestion.
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