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Ticket #11226 (Reduce power consumption) created

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:43

Identify the components that are responsible for using the most power, and change that.

Part of this would include #11224, and #11225.

Categories: Development

Ticket #11222 (Add subtitle support to the Media Kit) created

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:28

While our MediaPlayer has support for external subtitle files, the Media Kit itself has not. The most obvious downside of that is that there is no support for subtitle (text or bitmap) embedded in video files within the MediaPlayer or other applications.

Categories: Development

Ticket #11221 (Unify File System Caches) created

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:20

The Haiku kernel provides two kinds of caches for use by file system implementations: the file cache and the block cache. The file cache uses physical memory pages directly and it is linked with the VM subsystem, so that pages used for caching are freed automatically (in a least recently used order) when running low on free memory. The block cache, however, uses mapped memory (via the slab allocator) and freeing memory in low memory situations is handled via the low resource manager. Using different mechanisms to deal with low free memory situations leads to a caching imbalance in favor of the block cache. Furthermore the block cache uses large amounts of kernel address space, which can be problematic on 32 bit architectures.

The goal is to create a common underlying mechanism (using VMCache) to unify both caches. Solutions must be found to interesting problems like how to deal with different block sizes (not necessarily matching the page size) and how to map support for transactions to VMCache hierarchies

Categories: Development

Ticket #11220 (Implement 32 bit userland support for 64 bit Haiku) created

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:17

32 bit support should allow Haiku to load and execute the same 32 bit binaries that run on the 32 bit release.

Categories: Development

Ticket #11217 (Webpositive rendering) closed

Wed, 2014-09-10 02:19
Categories: Development

Ticket #11219 (WebPositive crash - Unable to retrieve disassembly for IP 0x909b09: No ...) created

Wed, 2014-09-10 00:13

WebPositive crashes with some sites, always with the follow debug info:

Active Threads:

thread 10316: pthread func
thread 10318: w>Downloads
thread 10320: w>Settings
thread 10324: w>WebPositive: Save
thread 10326: timer thread
thread 10328: w>OSNews is Exploring the Futur
thread 10329: pthread func
thread 12537: team 10313 debug task
thread 10313: WebPositive (main)

state: Exception (Invalid opcode exception)

Frame IP Function Name
0x71551648 0x1ca409 ?

Unable to retrieve disassembly for IP 0x1ca409: No such file or directory

This error appears, for example, searchig in; but I also I get it with some others sites.

hrev 47792

Attach several debug reports.

Categories: Development

Ticket #11218 (Add field in Ticket for Haiku revision number) created

Tue, 2014-09-09 23:41

The form for creating new tickets should add an additional field
to insert the Haiku revision number in the bug report. Often, the
developer has to ask the reporter for that information later.

Categories: Development

Ticket #11217 (Webpositive rendering) created

Tue, 2014-09-09 23:20

When opening the YouTube website in Webpositive, the search field is missing.
Also, the way the page is laid out differs from IE and Chrome.

Categories: Development

Ticket #9937 (WebPositive: Looper must be locked) closed

Tue, 2014-09-09 22:29

Haven't seen this happen in a very long time, so closing.

Categories: Development

Ticket #11216 (KDL at startup: Panic could not read block ... Device recalibration error) created

Tue, 2014-09-09 12:57

Sometimes i get this error, when i boot Haiku with the latest nightlies. So now on hrev47750 gcc2hybrid... Allthough i can type in "continue" to continue the session, it looks scary to me...

Categories: Development

Ticket #11215 (Webpositive - YouTube crash full screen mode) created

Tue, 2014-09-09 01:47

Video loads and plays in normal mode. When switched to full screen Webpositive crashes after a few seconds.

Categories: Development

Ticket #11214 (can't regulare brightness in hrev47837) created

Mon, 2014-09-08 10:03

Good Morning.
As from title, i can't regulare brightness in hrev47837, neither with fn+... (in the first alpha4 it used to work) neither in other way (but from what i've seen there are n