I enjoy using VL 5.9 light for about 2 weeks now, on a P3 256MB RAM. I installed Firefox 220.127.116.11 and Transmission 1.21 using Gslapt.
The only problems are (i don't think it's related to Vector, maybe to flash plugin, or some network services?):
- Firefox 18.104.22.168 plays Flash videos like youtube, with lots of pauses, even if the data is retrieved and cached, it keeps CPU at about 95% all the time a flash object is present - and sometimes crashes with Flash, or it takes 1 minute to respond;
- Opera plays good Flash, but keeps CPU at 90% - rarely crashes with Flash;
- Transmission 1.21 works great, with CPU at 2-10%, depending on traffic/encryption, but this only when I use other programs and there are activities; if i leave the computer with only Transmission started for about 30min-1h, when I come back and I use top, I see that Transmission uses 90% CPU. The program is not crashed, downloads normal, but i have to close it and reopen to get back to 2-10% CPU.
I should add this CPU consumption is real, and it gets quite warm, the cooler going in high speed mode. Except these situations, the CPU consumption is very low, and it is cold. The results are for JWM window manager.
Any help is apreciated, VL is very nice and i would like to solve this problem. By the way, I would like Transmission to be included in future VL light distributions, because it's used a lot.
Thanks for your help