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Re: apparent crashes persist.

On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 02:07:34PM +0100, A J Stiles wrote:
> 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.

With the nv driver, get
(EE) no devices found

Indeed, the 6100 is not on the list of chips supported by the nv driver.

Next, try vesa?

-- hendrik

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