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Re: apparent crashes persist.

On Friday 23 June 2006 14:16, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> It's been a while now, about five months and I still haven't gor my
> AMD64 working properly
> ..... 
> Evidently, something is hogging some critical resource, possibly the CPU
> (the usual suspect) but it could also be a networking resource, since
> that's what the mouse and ssh seem to have in common 
> ..... 
> When logged in locally using the X server it crashes.  I suspect a
> measure of software involvement in the crashes, because when I upgraded
> the nvidia drivers from 1.0.8756-1 to 1.0.8762-2 and also upgraded the
> kernel from 2.6.12 to 2.6.15  the crashes became less frequent.

First thing to try:  get rid of the closed-source nVidia drivers and try using 
the i-tal "nv" driver instead.  See how the system fares then.

delta echo bravo six four at earthshod dot co dot uk

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