Re: Ugly sarge upgrade -- kernel 2.4.27-2 > 2.4.27-6
On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 23:10:11 +0100, Jason Rennie wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 25, 2004 at 03:27:57PM -0500, Michael Murphy wrote:
>> After upgrading, the computer ran so slowly that it was as if I were
>> trying to run on a '486. On boot, the lines *crawled* up the screen
>> in shifting waves.
Possibly a result of applications trying to play sound effects but sound
>> Also, the soundcard couldn't be found and alsa
>> didn't load. I restored the previous version from the snapshots
>> archive and all has returned to normal.
> FYI, I'm experiencing nearly identical problems; also Toshiba laptop
> PIII. The "upgrade" also broke AFS; my sysadmin had to compile new
> AFS kernel modules. AFS works now, but I'm experiencing extreme
> slowness like you. Haven't tried recompiling/removing the alsa
> modules yet; will try that tonight. I also noticed that hotplug
> produces numerous error messages during boot-up.
Building your own alsa-modules package may fix the problem.
This may be bug #284356.