Bug 10643 - System hangs...
System hangs...
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-04-07 13:30 EDT by deba_sinha
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-08 10:42:36 EDT
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Description deba_sinha 2000-04-07 13:30:59 EDT
I have been running RedHat 6.0 for a long period (over a year) and never
really got problems with it. I installed RedHat 6.2 (Full Custom install)
and whenever I am in X, whether Gnome or KDE, it hangs the machine
completely. cannot go back to text mode console, cannot ping it from a
remote machine, it's dead (no mouse either).

I have a Pentium II 266, 64MB RAM
S3 Virge/GX2 AGP video card
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-05-08 10:42:59 EDT
it may be the virge video card.  If you have access to another video card,
please give that a shot.  We can't duplicate this here, and we have no other
similar reports, but we know that virge video cards can be quite problematic.
Comment 2 scott 2000-06-16 09:58:47 EDT
The same thing happens to me. This is with a Cirrus Logic 5465 Vido Card.

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