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Re: Wtf? puzzling lock-ups

On 12-Aug-99 Pollywog wrote:
> On 12-Aug-99 Keith G. Murphy wrote:
>> Wim Kerkhoff wrote:
>>> On 11-Aug-99 Jim wrote:
>>> > Hi.  As the subject suggests, I get strange freeze-ups on my machine.
>>> > Yes,
>>> > it's definitely frozen... I can't ping it from my lan, and nothing
>>> > responds... no keybd, no mouse, no nothing.
>>> >
>> Which kernel version are y'all running?  I notice you, Wim, are using
>> setiathome.  Are you using diald?  I'm seeing lockups right after boot,
>> using 2.0.36, when diald has dialed out due to named trying to sysquery
>> its "cache" nameservers (I don't know why it wants to do this).
> I am using Potato with kernel 2.2.10 and I am not having those problems.
> Thought about upgrading your kernel?  Or maybe trying one of the diald
> versions from stable?  I seem to recall that the "stable" diald versions had
> problems with the 2.2.x kernels, so perhaps the diald versions from
> "stable" work best for 2.0.x kernels.  If you are using Slink, then none of
> what I just said would apply.

I am using 2.2.10, with the latest potato versions of everything, including
diald.  I have diald installed, but even though It is running, I don't use it. 
I ill-configured anyways.

When I have time, I am going to upgrade to 2.2.10, and at the sime time check
out the Magic SysRq stuff (/usr/src/linux/Documentation/sysrq.txt).

 Wim Kerkhoff              
 ICQ: 23284586

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