On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 19:40 +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Hi, > > Thank you for replying so quickly. First of all, things are beginning to look a little > different as I am gaining more experience with the problem. Yesterday and the day before > it occurred in the midst of normal user activity exactly one hour after booting up and > logging in via GDM. Today the battery charge LED went on briefly without causing a > problem. > > When the problem occurs, /var/log/kern.log and /var/log/messages show no (new) messages. > > There is a message that appears upon boot and resume, not at the same time as the problem: > > Atom PSE erratum detected, BIOS microcode update recommended If I remember correctly, this makes one CPU feature (big pages) unreliable, but the kernel automaticallly avoids using that feature. > My so-called netbook does not show any brand name. On the back it says "N270 mini02" and > "Made in China." There is also a tiny sticker with two very long numbers --- would they be > any help? Anything like this? http://www.liliputing.com/2009/12/foxconn-linux-netbook-hits-the-fcc.html Can you test Linux 2.6.35 from experimental? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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