[MonoDevelop] Advice required - is monodevelop beta stable? I think I have hardware problems

Star Liu minxinjianxin at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 20:41:37 EDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 5:39 AM, alan battersby
<alan.battersby at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am having problems with md beta in that it keeps crashing very
> regularly on my computer (several times today).  I run opensuse 11.1 on
> an Asus Eeebox with 1Gb memory and using md beta downloaded and built
> from svn a couple of weeks ago. The problems seem to occur when writing
> to the disc which seems to hang very frequently why I dont know.  Often
> when it does  files are destroyed I think because in writing the file is
> cleared but then nothing is written. My latest problem was when the
> gui-stetic file was wiped thus destroying all my widgets . I am
> constantly backing up outside of md but even so I can loose a couple of
> hours work.  I keep looking at the forums and am aware that there are
> absolutely no queries about md's instability so I  believe that the
> problem is with the Asus box in that it is too under powered. I bought
> the asus as an experiment as I wanted a small computer to sit on my desk
> and it seemed to fit the bill.
> So the point of this email is to ask if anyone else has had this problem
> with md on a more powerful pc, or if anyone else is running md on an
> Eeebox and can they let me know their experiences. I think that I need
> to go and buy a faster more powerful pc, I just need reassurance that
> this is the case. I am using md to develop my first application (4 sub
> projects , approx 100 classes) under linux I have substantial c#
> experience under windows, know nothing about how linux works under the
> hood just enough to be able to compile from svn.
> Finally as an aside does md have any log facility built in so I can find
> out what crashed? If so where is the log file? And  how often should I
> think of downloading md from svn every week, month, never?  I think that
> md is an excellent piece of software and am resolved to sticking with it
> no matter what.
> Thanks
i just used monodevelop beta from yestoday, it seems stable and
excellent, my box is debian sid amd64, 2G memory.

> Alan
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