Re: Is Network-Manager freezing my system?
On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 11:53:58AM -0400, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
> I have a Lenovo T61p running an amd64 testing system. Yesterday, my
> system froze twice, i.e. became completely unresponsive, the caps lock
> LED flashing, as it does on this machine when it's frozen. (A quick
> Google search suggests that's a sign of kernel panic.) The only
> remedy is to hold down the power button until it powers down. The
> reason I suspect Network-Manager is twofold: (1) the freeze only
> happened when I had the machine hard-wired to my network, and (2)
> syslog showed lots of wlan0 activity - trying to connect, being denied
> a DHCP address - just before the freeze occurs. Has anyone else had a
> similar experience? I don't want to file a bug report against
> Network-Manager unless I'm pretty sure it's the culprit.
Also on a T61 and I have not experienced this, however instead of holding
down the power button you should try to use the <SysRq>+<b> to bring the
system down safely. There are a couple other threads that have some more
options. One was just discusses not that long ago..
Looks like I should be syncing 's' before 'b' for reboot.. Good to know.
Naples, FL USA