Description of problem:
I'm getting kernel oops, randomly.
Oops kill processes running in terminal. Gui apps doesn't seems to be affected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I'm using default kernel, on motherboard - ASUS A7M VM DVI. I think it is m/b
specific bug, I'm running fedora 8 64 bit on other m/bs, which are working fine.
I have nvidia proprietary driver installed from livan.org
Created attachment 290888 [details]
Unfortunately, with the proprietary nVidia and VMWare drivers that are present
in this kernel, there's not a whole lot that we can do to diagnose the problem.
Is this problem reproducible, and if so, can you attempt it without the nVidia
and VMWare drivers present?
Also, this release of the kernel is old. Please also do a 'yum update' or
update via pup and see if the problem is still present.
I have also tested with -188.8.131.52-63.fc8, it also occurs there.
I think it also reproducible without proprietary nVidia and VMWare drivers. (I'm
using this machine as main development machine,I can't remove these drivers.)
I have also tested ubuntu, Ubuntu hags and I have to hard reboot.
I found that this Oops also crashed gui Apps, (as for now kicker, kdesktop)
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