Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread david
On 4/7/19 9:56 PM, Will Godfrey wrote: On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 22:18:27 -0400 Ted Felix wrote: On 3/28/19 6:24 PM, Will Godfrey wrote: Not forgotten this - just busy firefighting yoshimi :( No problem. I've been working my way through everything valgrind is showing me to see if I can find

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread david
On 4/8/19 10:37 PM, D. Michael McIntyre wrote: I haven't tested the timing thing either.  My computer keeps freezing. When I reboot it, I'm stuck at 1024x768, and the only way I have managed to make progress on that issue is to reinstall Kubuntu.  I've been around that bush three times now,

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread David W. Jones
On April 9, 2019 1:49:22 AM HST, Sami Jumppanen wrote: > Out of curiosity, what is the problem? > > > > >I had gotten in the habit of just buying a retail desktop PC off > the > > >shelf, but you can't buy those anymore. Getting Linux onto a > retail > > >Windows PC is a huge pain in the

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread Sami Jumppanen
For dying computer owners: before upgrading anything, use a known good PSU. I just lost a week worth of late nights trying to set up a new computer. I deducted that it was the PSU on the nearly functional computer that had caused CPU failure, by having something else than DC voltage. On the

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread D. Michael McIntyre
On 4/9/19 7:49 AM, Sami Jumppanen wrote: Out of curiosity, what is the problem? I have no idea. I'm in the middle of typing, and then the computer is just frozen rock solid. When I get it back up, there's a good chance X11 or Weyland or whatever I'm using will be broken to a point where I

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread rhkramer
On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:41:21 AM D. Michael McIntyre wrote: > On 4/10/19 8:54 AM, rhkra...@gmail.com wrote: > > I guess you mean a retail desktop without Windows off the shelf? > > No, I mean a retail desktop anything off the shelf. Nobody stocks them > anymore. It's all laptops and

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread D. Michael McIntyre
On 4/9/19 4:55 AM, Will Godfrey wrote: Is there nothing like that where you are? There is, but my father made a scene, and I'm not welcome there anymore. They wouldn't take back a laptop they ordered for Dad, so he said, "Can I smash it on the counter then?" They gave the go ahead, and he

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread D. Michael McIntyre
On 4/10/19 8:54 AM, rhkra...@gmail.com wrote: I guess you mean a retail desktop without Windows off the shelf? No, I mean a retail desktop anything off the shelf. Nobody stocks them anymore. It's all laptops and all-in-ones, peppered with the occasional ridiculous "gaming PC" that has

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread D. Michael McIntyre
On 4/10/19 3:52 AM, Sami Jumppanen wrote: For dying computer owners: before upgrading anything, use a known good PSU. That's a thought. Just because I put a good PSU in a couple years ago doesn't mean the PSU isn't the issue now. I don't remember what it is, but it's a ridiculously high

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread rhkramer
On Tuesday, April 09, 2019 04:37:15 AM D. Michael McIntyre wrote: > I had gotten in the habit of just buying a retail desktop PC off the > shelf, but you can't buy those anymore. I guess you mean a retail desktop without Windows off the shelf? ___

Re: [Rosegarden-user] Crashes :(

2019-04-10 Thread Ted Felix
On 4/8/19 3:56 AM, Will Godfrey wrote: My guess is that the delete operation has left an invalid pointer somewhere. There are definitely bad pointers left around in the code. Intentionally. (!?) See the comments in SequenceManager::segmentDeleted(). If, as I explain there, the memory