Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 141307
System crashes intermittently
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:13:21 EST
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Description of problem:
About once a week the system crashes.
FC1 and FC2 were more stable.
It isn't a hardware problem since Windows and FreeBSD are solid.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run Linux
Actual Results: Caps lock and scroll lock flash about once a second.
No error messages appear and nothing suspisious are in any log files.
Expected Results: Linux should be stable.
Could you attach the output of /sbin/lsmod ?
Created attachment 107628 [details]
Output of /sbin/lsmod
Hmm doesn't look like anything too out of the ordinary was in there outside
maybe the befs module.
I guess it might be worth your while attaching "lspci -v" and dmesg output too
but if the kernel is hanging but you can't see where, I'm not sure this is going
to be resolved quickly. If possible, maybe you could leave your machine on
virtual console 1 and see if anything turns up there when it dies. Outside that
you start needing serial consoles or netdump...
Are you sure a "grep -i oops /var/log/messages*" doesn't turn up anything?
any improvement with the latest updates ?
I've downgraded the video card (I needed a more powerful card on another
machine) and all now seems fine.
The old card was an NVidia one, perhaps there's a bug there? The card works
one thing that could be worth checking -- some powerful video cards put quite a
strain on PSUs. If your system was already borderline pushing the capacity, then
a faster video card may have been enough to push it over the edge when its being