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Re: Hard Lockups can't happen (can they?)

On Sunday 27 March 2005 17:09, Paul Fraser wrote:
> Not if the fan were stopped entirely.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Johnson [mailto:ron.l.johnson@cox.net]
> On Sun, 2005-03-27 at 11:46 +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > Make sure you didn't leave a cable touching the CPU fan. I did this
> > once during an upgrade and the consequent overheating caused lockups.
> Wouldn't you hear buzzing noise from the fan slapping the cable?

Thanks for the idea's guys BUT

The computer runs for hours (all yesterday afternoon, evening and through the 
night) without problems yet...

...hangs solid within seconds of using konqueror (from KDE 3.4 from 

So IT COULD BE a very specific hardware fault, but ... I can still browse 
perfectly happily for hours with Firefox.

and WHY can a userland application such as konqueror crash the operating 
system. (and more importantly HOW do I put some debug in to find out what is 
doing it).

Alan Chandler
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
 then they fight you, then you win. --Gandhi

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