Re: box freezes after upgrade to woody
On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 06:02:34PM -0500, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
> "Rudy" == Rudy Gevaert <email@example.com> writes:
> Rudy> Hello, I recently upgraded my pentium1 64 megs to woody
> Rudy> after using potato for over a year.
> Rudy> Suddenly my box freezes when I do some intensive tasks. E.g
> Rudy> I apt-get installed xemacs yesterday and halfway the install
> Rudy> my box hung. I then reseted it and run dpgk --configure -a,
> Rudy> that continued the installation.
> Well, did you upgrade the kernel? If not, I'd suspect you might have a
Nope, I'am still using the potato kernel.
> hardware problem that is only showing up with the new (slightly more
> memory and swap hungry) Woody applications. If you switched to 2.4,
> try going back to the potato kernel (it should still be there as the
> previous kernel).
Ok, I'm going to check out hwtools and test a new kernel.
> Try the hwtools package - it has a memmxtest that some people say is
> pretty good at this sort of thing.
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