Bug 3049 - Sporadic hangs with X Windows -- kernel tight loop(?)
Sporadic hangs with X Windows -- kernel tight loop(?)
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-05-25 16:32 EDT by ct7
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-25 16:57:19 EDT
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Description ct7 1999-05-25 16:32:23 EDT
I have two separate machines (PII/300/128mb/STB Velocity 128
& K6-2/350/128mb/Diamond SpeedStar A50) that have RedHat 6.0
loaded and each system experiences sporadic hangs that
require the machine to be rebooted:  the keyboard doesn't
respond, the mouse doesn't respond, you can't telnet to the
machine (it doesn't even answer pings).  Both of these
machines worked fine under RedHat 5.2, and I did fresh
installs for both machines for RedHat 6.0, with the standard
2.2.5 kernel.

I haven't been able to pinpoint the exact cause -- for a
while I thought that Netscape Communicator was the problem,
but it has happened at times when I wasn't running
Communicator.  I am running GNOME/Enlightenment (from the CD
RPMs) on both machines but GNOME/Enlightenment worked fine
on both machines with RH 5.2.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-05-25 16:57:59 EDT
There's not enough information here to reproduce this problem.
Please reopen this bug if you have more specific information about how
we can reproduce the problem.

------- Email Received From  "W. Craig Trader" <ct7@mitre.org> 05/25/99 17:09 -------

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