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Re: My fedora freeze it

On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 16:47 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
> >> I can confirm a lot of freezes in F9 as well. They seemed to have
> >> started 2 kernels ago.
> Sorry, I forgot to mark this thread.
> > On what type of system have you experienced the problem?
> This is a customized system that I've had for a few years now. Which
> immediately reminds me that I maybe need to dust it out.
> P4, 3.5GB of RAM, ASUS board.
> > Do you continually have this problem or have you been able to fix it?
> Since it first happened, it has happened at least 3 more times. And
> this is a really hard lockup. I have found no pattern except for
> network usage leading me to wonder if it is a problem with the NIC
> kernel module.
> > Does it happen randomly or when you're doing a particular thing?
> Thing is, I use my machine for a lot of stuff. as a Mythbackend being
> one thing. I would like to say that it seems to happen when I use the
> network heavily. But I use the network heavily a lot more than it
> fails -- so that isn't exactly a concrete causality.
> It bloody pisses me off though. I did a kernel update last night, will
> wait and see what happens.
> I haven't cleared out the machine yet just because the stupid SATA
> plugs both my drives are bad, and if I lose connectivity with them, I
> may never get it back.
I was having that problem the last two days on F10 and this was a system
that I had continuously updated from FC5 I think.

I ended up booting into runlevel 1 and moving /etc/X11/xorg.conf to
xorg.conf-bak and rebooting and haven't locked up since.

It must have been some setting in xorg.conf that I haven't figured out.


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