Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby Slayer » Thu Feb 20, 2014 4:38 pm

Not wanting to cause any err false drama but I've been playing around with this Live DVD tonight

Now two things I noticed. 3 times I have done cold reboots and 3 times the monitor goes black and the machine resets back into AmigaOS etc
each time my session lasts about 20-30 mins, all I've been doing is browsing with firefox, I also noticed that I couldn't get any movies to play
in youtube at all (not that I actually care LOL) or on other sites, no smooth playback

Now I recall when I used the DVD when it initially arrived my 4890 in it at the time played any movie I threw at it easily, it was a little weird that double
clicking on a youtube movie on the right handside didn't make it play in the window in place of the old movie?

Here's the thing, the 6870 that I have now, which arrived from the states a week or so okay performs just fine on the AmigaOS side, it plays everything just
fine and I even put it through it's paces with gfxbench, which I will attach at the end of this post

Is it possible that my card is a oddity? am I missing something? LIke said, I think it's nothing to worry about, it's just one of those things? I don't think Linux is
placing too much strain on the card since the fans sound just a happy speed... also, doesn't matter whether I use the ethernet card or the GB plugged into the
GB port of my router, exactly same

I just remembered I played a few movies from a USB HD and a USB Stick and they played just fine, sound in sync as well, I guess it's a streaming problem?
But why would the 4890 cruise along where the 6870 can't do alot - is there some switch I need to flick? Is OS Installation a factor?

I'm willing to beat it's just an incompatiability with this card? It's a sapphire 6870 that I brought specifically for this DVD :D :ugeek:

Does the log of performance show anything to indicate somethings wrong?

And do I really need to serial the crash? ;) If so, how do I turn on debug on the Linux side to capture on the other X1000 through term

GfxBench Results :
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GfxBench2D 1.9 (28.6.2011)
A benchmark tool for graphics cards.
Written by Hans de Ruiter.

Copyright (C) 2011, by Hans de Ruiter, all rights reserved
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System Information:
These aren't the revisions you're looking for, move along ;-)

Opening screen: P96-0:Radeon HD 6:1920x1080

Board name: Radeon HD 6800 Series
Product ID: 0x6738 Vendor ID: 0x1002 SubProduct ID: 0x174b SubVendor ID: 0x174b
Board driver: PCIGraphics.card
Chip driver: RadeonHD.chip
VRAM: 1008 MiB
Display mode: 1920x1080@61 (32 bpp)
Copy from RAM to VRAM:
Transfer size: 16327680 bytes
Src: 0x5bff0000, Dest: 0x92653000
copy32: 124.949 MiB/s (took 0.124621 seconds)
copy64: 114.428 MiB/s (took 0.136079 seconds)
copy64f: 207.084 MiB/s (took 0.075193 seconds)
copy64x2: 128.359 MiB/s (took 0.121310 seconds)
copy64fx2: 219.530 MiB/s (took 0.070930 seconds)
copy64fx2PF: 301.512 MiB/s (took 0.051644 seconds)
copy64fx4PF: 255.154 MiB/s (took 0.061027 seconds)
useMemcpy: 122.183 MiB/s (took 0.127442 seconds)
useExecCopyMem: 122.264 MiB/s (took 0.127358 seconds)
copyToVRAM: 222.256 MiB/s (took 0.070060 seconds)
WritePixelArray: 398.396 MiB/s (took 0.039085 seconds).

Copy from VRAM to RAM:
Transfer size: 16327680 bytes
Src: 0x92653000, Dest: 0x5bff0000
copy32: 11.287 MiB/s (took 1.379576 seconds)
copy64: 18.214 MiB/s (took 0.854896 seconds)
copy64f: 22.243 MiB/s (took 0.700041 seconds)
useMemcpy: 11.259 MiB/s (took 1.382949 seconds)
useExecCopyMem: 11.299 MiB/s (took 1.378092 seconds)
copyFromVRAM: 22.101 MiB/s (took 0.704546 seconds)
ReadPixelArray: 42.817 MiB/s (took 0.363671 seconds).

FillRect:
Size          Time (s)          Ops/s       MPixel/s
(16, 16)          0.115      86789.735         21.189
(32, 32)          0.115      86679.148         84.648
(64, 64)          0.114      87411.823        341.452
(128, 128)          0.116      86028.906       1344.202
(256, 256)          0.267      37493.907       2343.369
(512, 512)          0.834      11996.305       2999.076
(1024, 1024)          3.075       3251.935       3251.935

BltBitMap:
Size          Time (s)          Ops/s       MPixel/s
(16, 16)          0.119      83749.990         20.447
(32, 32)          0.121      82384.538         80.454
(64, 64)          0.121      82523.230        322.356
(128, 128)          0.127      78693.685       1229.589
(256, 256)          0.276      36266.837       2266.677
(512, 512)          0.867      11536.926       2884.232
(1024, 1024)          3.242       3084.130       3084.130

OverlappedBltBitMap:
Size          Time (s)          Ops/s       MPixel/s
(16, 16)          0.538      37183.222          9.078
(32, 32)          0.532      37599.074         36.718
(64, 64)          0.525      38125.811        148.929
(128, 128)          0.560      35717.220        558.082
(256, 256)          0.870      22985.917       1436.620
(512, 512)          2.242       8919.958       2229.990
(1024, 1024)         12.892       1551.364       1551.364

Composite:
Size          Time (s)          Ops/s       MPixel/s
(16, 16)          0.148      67399.524         16.455
(32, 32)          0.149      67065.033         65.493
(64, 64)          0.157      63756.806        249.050
(128, 128)          0.164      60857.976        950.906
(256, 256)          0.375      26679.473       1667.467
(512, 512)          1.257       7956.855       1989.214
(1024, 1024)          4.643       2153.877       2153.877

CompositeSrcMask:
Size          Time (s)          Ops/s       MPixel/s
(16, 16)          0.163      61342.543         14.976
(32, 32)          0.163      61442.045         60.002
(64, 64)          0.173      57882.764        226.105
(128, 128)          0.178      56184.194        877.878
(256, 256)          0.386      25880.453       1617.528
(512, 512)          1.289       7758.686       1939.672
(1024, 1024)          4.761       2100.568       2100.568

Random:
Time (s)          Ops/s       MPixel/s
      40.286       1985.806        669.772

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby trevordick » Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:36 pm

"Slayer,

I'm also using a HD6870 card. I presume all your tests are from the Live DVD, not a HDD installation?

I suppose it's possible it could be a kernel issue with your gfx card? When you install to a HDD you can download the latest Linux stable Linux kernel from the A-EON website.

You should be able to play any YouTube video with Minitube (which is included). Also Firefox should play Youtube videos as well, but you may need VLC enabled.

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby Slayer » Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:11 pm

yes from the DVD

was going to install on a 60gb SSD but
couldnt find another sata cable and didnt
want to borrow one from other computer

will look at installing it at some point and
see how we go, will look at activating or
enabling these options

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby kilaueabart » Sat Feb 22, 2014 3:29 am

trevordick wrote:
Note: For Linux novices there are plenty of free guides available on the web such as:- https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/ubuntu-help/index.html

Trevor

I thought that sounded really useful, so I went for it. But it comes out in Chinese here! I haven't done anything with Chinese for 50 years, and I bet a lot of the vocabulary is much newer than that.

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby trevordick » Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:43 pm

I thought that sounded really useful, so I went for it. But it comes out in Chinese here! I haven't done anything with Chinese for 50 years, and I bet a lot of the vocabulary is much newer than that.


Bart,

Very strange. Just clicked on it and my version is in English?

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby nbache » Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:55 pm

I get the page in Chinese like kilauebart does.

Odyssey 1.16, Danish ISO-8859-15 followed by English selected in Locale prefs (not sure if Odyssey uses that).

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby kilaueabart » Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:47 am

nbache wrote:I get the page in Chinese like kilauebart does.

Odyssey 1.16, Danish ISO-8859-15 followed by English selected in Locale prefs (not sure if Odyssey uses that).

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Probably a clue for a good decipherer: Chinese in OWB (OS4.1.6), English in Firefox (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [?])

Even in English, it's going to be a lot of work!
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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby my_pc_is_amiga » Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:56 am

It is probably documented somewhere but what are the cfe commands to boot the DVD into linux.

Edit: I found a good article here that answers this question in case anybody else needs to know.

http://amigax1000.blogspot.com/2014/02/ ... art-1.html

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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby danbeaver » Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:07 pm

I simply made a copy of the Live Remix DVD with an "externally" accessible folder with the stable and experimental kernels. and included a PDF with the included 1 page instruction sheet combined with the Installation PDF instructions and burned it to a fresh disc. This way I have everything at hand readable from a PC, MAC, or OS4 system if I lose the original(s).

As an aside, I replaced the SATA DVD-RW with a Blu-Ray Rewriter that allows me to burn 25GB per disc of backups (and such) from Ubuntu and read them in OS4.
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Re: Ubuntu Live Remix DVD now in stock at AmigaKit

Postby tommysammy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:49 am

I've got another problem. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in german and installed everything in german. I also have in Ubuntu itself all set to german but all menus are in english :shock:
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