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Bug 77561 - Computer freezes when I Surf the internet
Computer freezes when I Surf the internet
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-11-08 20:11 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-22 03:32:13 EST
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I believe this is the the config log if not please email back and give location (3.01 KB, text/plain)
2002-11-14 18:04 EST, Need Real Name
no flags Details
/var/log/XFree86.0.log (49.84 KB, application/octet-stream)
2002-12-21 19:55 EST, Need Real Name
no flags Details
/var/log/messages (74.19 KB, application/octet-stream)
2002-12-21 19:58 EST, Need Real Name
no flags Details
/etc/X11/XF86Config (3.42 KB, application/octet-stream)
2002-12-21 19:59 EST, Need Real Name
no flags Details

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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-08 20:11:28 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90)

Description of problem:
When I run any web browser and surf the internet for a while it crashes my 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open Browser 
2.Explore the internet for a few minutes

Actual Results:  Computer Freezes

Additional info:

I have DSL connection with 850 Lexington2 motherboard & P4-478 2.53Ghz NW 
Processor with an integrated ethernet card
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-11-08 20:15:49 EST
I have also tried to reinstall Red Hat Linux and have also reconfigured the 
network and ethernet settings
Comment 2 Christopher Blizzard 2002-11-11 13:06:16 EST
-> XFree - but not a lot of information here...
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2002-11-13 18:34:24 EST
Please attach your X server log and config file using the link below.
Comment 4 Need Real Name 2002-11-14 18:04:11 EST
Created attachment 85145 [details]
I believe this is the the config log if not please email back and give location
Comment 5 Need Real Name 2002-11-14 18:06:40 EST
I am a new user to Redhat, and am not sure where I can locate the X-server log
so if you could please tell me where to locate it it would be appreciated. Thanks
Comment 6 Need Real Name 2002-11-16 17:47:10 EST
I have just installed a PCI ethernet card and I am getting faster speed and have
not had a crash yet. I am starting to wonder if it could possibly be a conflict
between Redhat and my integrated ethernet card. Could that possibly be what has
been causing me problems?
Comment 7 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-18 23:22:47 EST
You haven't attached the needed information as requested.  While I realize
you are a newbie and may not know where the files are, you could have asked
on a mailing list or something.  I cycle through all bugs and the time it
takes to get back around again can be a long time, so it is best if people
provide all information the first time, or as quickly as possible.

Please attach:


Also provide the output of "lsmod" from while X is running.
Comment 8 Need Real Name 2002-12-21 19:55:26 EST
Created attachment 88847 [details]

Here is the /var/log/XFree86.0.log.
Comment 9 Need Real Name 2002-12-21 19:58:03 EST
Created attachment 88848 [details]

This is the /var/log/messages.
Comment 10 Need Real Name 2002-12-21 19:59:38 EST
Created attachment 88849 [details]

This is the /etc/X11/XF86Config.
Comment 11 Need Real Name 2002-12-21 20:03:53 EST
After I installed an Linksys LNE100TX everything has seemed to run smoothly and
I have had no problems with it freezing. I believe that the integrated ethernet
card on my motherboard was not compatible. I am satisfied with the speed that I
am getting and do not need anymore feedback on this bug. But if you need more
information to help others who have the same problem and provide a patch for it
I am willing to help.
Comment 12 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-22 03:32:13 EST
Ok, this sounds like it was a hardware issue then, and unrelated to XFree86.
Glad to see you've got things going ok now though.  I'll close this as
notabug for now.  Thanks.

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