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 91 
 on: November 11, 2016, 11:51:50 am 
Started by Rytz - Last post by Rytz
I just set up the system to disable USB autosuspend.  I used the kernel options approach (usbcore.autosuspend).  Going to do some testing this weekend to see if that makes a difference.

I did try the low_latency approach but I still have the occasional ioctl() call delays.

In the shell script that executes the calibration program (which calls the delayed ioctl), I added a while loop after the kill command and have it wait until the program has actually been killed.  What I've now noticed is that the kills are never immediate, so there is something going on under the hood which is ignoring my kill signal.  I would guess at the kernel level.

I really hope that the disabling of the autosuspend works, because I'm not looking forward to digging into and debugging kernel code :/

 92 
 on: November 11, 2016, 07:51:16 am 
Started by Penguinista - Last post by M0E-lnx
Version 0.12.7 is available from the untested repository

http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/x86/
http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/x86_64/

Versions newer than this require QT5 which is really not all that well tested in 7.1

If you install it, let us know if it works for you so we can move it to the stable repos.

Thanks

 93 
 on: November 11, 2016, 03:07:26 am 
Started by Lyn - Last post by Lyn
Hi all, I have a HP Laserjet P1102w printer which I am unable to get to print, have installed via gslapt hplip package 3.14.10 package and the foomatic-filters package 4.0.17 but I get an error when printing that the printer is not shared, untick the shared box in the configuration dialog and still no joy, any tips?

 94 
 on: November 10, 2016, 05:38:39 am 
Started by Penguinista - Last post by Penguinista
Hi all,

I've tried a search for Stellarium in the Gslapt repositories but no success. Can anyone tell me how i can find and install Stellarium on VectorLinux 7.1.

Cheers,

Penguinista

 95 
 on: November 09, 2016, 06:37:31 pm 
Started by harpendenjohn - Last post by roarde
You may need to install python-pip (with slapt-get or GSlapt) first.

 96 
 on: November 09, 2016, 10:00:51 am 
Started by harpendenjohn - Last post by rbistolfi
Try installing with pip, as root:

# pip install remarkable

If that doesnt work, we can create a package for you, let us know

 97 
 on: November 05, 2016, 11:47:16 am 
Started by harpendenjohn - Last post by harpendenjohn
Hello, I need a Markdown editor for a blog. I've used 'Remarkable' and 'Retext' (both Python based) running on Debian platforms. Could someone help me get something set-up on Vector 7.1?
Thanks in advance.

 98 
 on: November 02, 2016, 08:43:06 am 
Started by Rytz - Last post by Rytz
Thanks fellas.  My brain is dumb sometimes. :)  I was thinking of classic serial ports.

I'll do some testing and report back.  I can't manually reproduce the problem, so testing may take some time.

 99 
 on: November 02, 2016, 03:05:50 am 
Started by Rytz - Last post by retired1af
USB - Universal Serial Bus   :)

 100 
 on: November 01, 2016, 09:03:44 pm 
Started by Rytz - Last post by rbistolfi
What about this?

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# setserial /dev/<tty_name> low_latency
Worth the try :)
I haven't done anything with USB power saving.  Thanks for the suggestion - I'll look into it.

Isn't setserial specific to serial ports only?

AFAIK USB ports are serial ports.

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