Re: Freezing Plasma in Fedora?

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On Mon, 2020-12-21 at 19:04 -0700, Robin Laing wrote:
> On 17/12/2020 15:51, Mikhail Ramendik wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I had to leave Fedora a year ago because of breaking KDE Plasma
> > updates mid-cycle (even on "current minus one" Fedora). I have
> > since
> > learned that this problem is unavoidable because of the Plasma
> > release
> > cycle, when the previous (non-LTS) release immediately stops being
> > supported; this forces an update mid-cycle to a new Plasma and
> > glitches can happen.
> > 
> > I am looking at trying again, but can I somehow freeze all Plasma
> > packages, while not disabling updates for all other stuff? I know
> > what
> > "dnf versionlock" is, but how do I create a correct list for it?
> > 
> > The idea would be to freeze Plasma packages in advance of a Plasma
> > version update and unfreeze a month after the new version goes into
> > Fedora, watching for critical security issues in the meantime.
> > 
> I am having weird lockups with nvidia driver.  Need to use the
> binary 
> source for some apps I use.  Machine is not 100% frozen as I can ssh
> in 
> and make a clean shutdown.
> I am using Xorg still.
> It only seems to happen when playing videos in full screen on one
> monitor.
> I do have some issues when switching between sessions as I have
> multiple 
> users logged in at one time and all the time.  If I use Plasma
> desktop, 
> I end up with a KWIN using 100% of a CPU.  I have not had time to
> worry 
> about it yet.  Going to wait to update to F33 first.
> I am concerned about KDE stability at present.  Many little things 
> adding up to a major headache.

what nvidia do you have ? I don't remember any freeze problem in many
months or years . 
Now problems and freezes with old nvidia cards I got some , in a old
laptop I need to use kernel 4.14 TLS ...  

Sérgio M. B.
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