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Re: Random System Crashes

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On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 10:33:27PM -0700, Kelly Clowers wrote:
> On 10/2/07, Michael Pobega <pobega@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Lately (For the past month or so) I've been experiencing random system
> > crashes. My system would just completely lock up and not respond to
> > anything but a power-down (I've tried switching to TTY1, among other
> > things, but nothing works).
> >
> > I don't even know where to start diagnosing this problem...I'm looking
> > for help on where to start. ANY help would be appreciated.
> >
> > If you need any more information just ask, besides the fact that I'm
> > running Debian Lenny with a teeny bit of Sid (amd64 as well).
> It may be this xorg freezing problem that some people have been
> having. Can do a remote login? If so does everything seem to work
> alright in the new session?
> There was some discussion related to this on the list[1] a while back
> and today on a blog on planet Ubuntu[2]. However, AFAIK no one has
> come up with anything.
> Sorry I can't be of more help.
> [1]http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2007/09/msg01265.html
> [2]http://admiralchicago.wordpress.com/2007/10/02/head-desk/
> Cheers,
> Kelly

It's definitely not that problem. When my system crashes EVERYTHING
locks up, including the cursor blinking. The system is COMPLETELY
unresponsive and at a standstill.

I'll try accessing my webserver from another computer next time it
happens though...That's a very good idea.

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