Bug 120441 - (NET?)FC2 Test 2 randomly locks up the machine while browsing and scrolling
Summary: (NET?)FC2 Test 2 randomly locks up the machine while browsing and scrolling
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 120439
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-04-08 20:08 UTC by Pankaj Deshpande
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 19:02:30 UTC
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Description Pankaj Deshpande 2004-04-08 20:08:40 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; 
Q312461; .NET CLR 1.0.3705)

Description of problem:
My machine gets frozen randomly. Here are some of the observations.
1. Happens more often when I am browsing in Mozilla and scrolling 
when the browser is working to load a new page. (I am not sure if 
they are related, but just an observation).
2. Sometimes this has happened when the screensaver comes on. 
3. Happens sometines a couple of hours after boot up or sometimes 
after a few minutes. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.6.4 / 2.6.5 Fedora rpms's

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Random. I do not have steps to reproduce at will. I am trying to see 
if I can get something specific.     

Actual Results:  Machine freezes. ie. no response to any event at 
all. Only solution is to kill power and reboot. 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Pankaj Deshpande 2004-04-09 00:18:04 UTC
Some additional information:

I booted in init level 3. Now I am in text mode, no X loaded. I then 
created a batch script that pinged the network PC and did yum update 
every 5 minutes. After about an hour, I noticed  the machine had 
frozen up. So it seems that it is happening even if X is not loaded. 

The above was repeatable on both e100 and eepro100 module.

BTW: The same machine runs FC1 rock solid with no problems. 

Next I have booted in init level 3 and disabled networking. Also 
unloaded the network module. I have now kept the machine running on 
some load. (a script that keeps doing dmesg and logging it to the 
file continuosly). It has not crashed so far. (Past 1 hour).

Comment 2 Pankaj Deshpande 2004-04-09 18:05:18 UTC

I disabled networking and booted into int 5 (Graphical Mode). 
Unloaded e100/eepro100 modules. Opened a lot of windows. Wrote scipt 
to make clean/make bzImage in a loop in the kernel directory and kept 
it running overnight. The machine did not freeze. I am now reasonable 
confident that the lockup is related to the network drivers (or maybe 
the network code).

Comment 3 Alan Cox 2004-05-03 12:38:28 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 120439 ***

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:02:30 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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