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Re: software watchdog

Have you checked the processor fan?

Robert Waldner wrote:
> Hi!
> My home-debian-box starts to behave rather odd lately, now and then it
> will freeze completely.
> The only thing working is ICMP, I can´t even get a TCP connection open,
> the screen is frozen, neither mouse nor keyboard will generate any
> event.
> I´ve already tried changing all I have on spare (read RAM and graphics
> adapter).
> Since there´s not even a single syslog-entry, I don´t really know where
> to start debugging. Would it make sense if I installed the "software
> watchdog" into the kernel in this case, so that the machine would
> (eventually) reboot when it hangs? This would be great because I´ll be
> on a trip next week and my girl-friend needs the debian-box as gateway/
> mailserver in the meantime...
> tia,
> &rw
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