Re: Problems with new hardware
Karen Hanson wrote:
> I just built a system from motherboard up and am having a few problems and
> looking for pointers. I used the latest Debian version from Cheap Bytes,
> "slink", I think.
> Anyhow, what happens is that Netscape crashes a lot, and Mozilla crashes
> too. Sometimes the crash is severe enough to kill the X server, and
> sometimes the system hangs completely.
> Of every 10 crashes, 7 are just Netscape or Mozilla, 2 are the X server, and
> 1 is a complete system hang.
> I am running the Debian kernal that was on the CDs. When I try to make a
> new kernal, I can't get X to start at all.
> I am looking for pointers as to log files that might indicate the problem.
> It is possible that I have not set everything up exactly right for the
> motherboard and CPU chip. I am using an IWILL XA100P motherboard with an
> AMD K6-3 400 CPU, with 256MB RAM.
> Alll of these crashes must leave log entries somewhere, right? Where do I
I'm by no means an expert but you might try the /var/log directory.