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Re: F7 crash investigation

On Wed, 1 Aug 2007, Marcel Janssen wrote:


I installed yet another box with F7 but this new box has got a major issue, F7
keeps crashing on it while windows works well on it.

Crashes occur about every 10-20 minutes and need a hard reset. They seem to
occur at random, sometimes while booting sometimes just by looking at the

I have slowed down memory and cpu freqs (was not overclocked) to see if that
changes things, but it didn't.

Where do I start investigating this issue ?

Look in /var/log/messages for kernel panics and other warning messages.

If there is a hang, it may be a kernel panic and it may be dropping debugging information into the system log.

"ANSI C says access to the padding fields of a struct is undefined.
ANSI C also says that struct assignment is a memcpy. Therefore struct
assignment in ANSI C is a violation of ANSI C..."
                                  - Alan Cox

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