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Re: debian sarge freeze computer

Hi Alexander,

 Hummm, I think this IBM computers don't like kernel 2.6 :).

 I install kernel 2.4.27 and until now works fine too.


On 8/2/05, Alexander Fisher <alexjfisher@gmail.com> wrote:
> Paulo Neves wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have a problem that  occurs on 2  IBM PIV 2.4Ghz, 1 Gb RAM and 40Gb
> > IDE HDD with debian sarge 3.1 (kernel 2.6).
> > On other computer, the same debian don't give-me any problem.
> Hi
> I've exactly the same problem with similar symtoms.  Its also on IBM
> 2.4Ghz P4s (Netvistas - I've tried two identical machines).  Its not
> like its a complete freeze, but the system becomes *so* slow it may as
> well be.  For example, the 'beep' you get when bash autocomplete fails
> lasts for several seconds.  A shutdown takes tens of minutes.  I've no
> graphical environment installed and am pretty sure that its a kernel
> issue.
> I've witnessed this problem on both 2.6.8-2 and 2.6.11-1 (from
> unstable).  So far, 2.4.27-2 seems to be unaffected.  I'm not sure
> about load average, but my cpu average was also around 0%.  If it
> helps, I'm using XFS on top of LVM on top of RAID 1.
> Any suggestions?  I might give a vanilla kernel a go.
> Kind Regards,
> Alex

Paulo Jorge Zagalo das Neves
Linux User # 61096

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