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Re: CRASHED MACHINE = FB.overflow:1

On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Eric G . Miller wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 06:27:52PM +0000, Gordon Dykes wrote:
> > 
> > After a few minutes on the net my Debian box crashes and I can not 
> > work in ANY terminal.  I can change between them but they all have 
> > the message
> > 
> > "FB.overflow:1"
> I would interpret that to mean "Frame Buffer Overflow".  Something is
> doing bad things with your video (it'd have to be something low-level).
> Also possible, there's a problem with your video hardware (bad memory?).
> course, I could be interpreting that message incorrectly (never seen it
> before).

To get rid of your problems, I would just Not used FB anymore (check
your /etc/lilo.conf (Documentation about framebuffer ? 
/usr/src/linux/Documentation/)), atleast if you don't need it for XFree4
then that's an easy choice (as long as you have x86 hardware that is).

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