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Old 06-17-2002, 03:32 PM   #16
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I just put the post there because I thought it might help with the kernel panic thing since the problem with konqueror is not related to a particular distro or kernel. Also had the same problem with reisser and ext2,ext3 filesystems.
 
Old 06-17-2002, 04:16 PM   #17
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Weird, strictly Konq and doesn't make the machine crash... have you tried to check to see if its a bug in that version of konq. Or better yet, maybe konq has a verbose de-bugging option, you could launch it from the X-term, make it crash, and watch if it spits errors to the term.

Cheers,

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Old 06-17-2002, 05:27 PM   #18
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It doesn't really crash - it just slows down to a point where it takes about 1min just to change a directory. Top doesn't show it eating up CPU. Didn't want to butt in on this thread - just thought it might be interesting.
Well I'll try tomorrow to get DRI working with my SIS730 after that I am probably in line for a new install anyway.
 
Old 06-17-2002, 05:42 PM   #19
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What does top <shift M> show? is it eating all the memory, or worse yet spawning zombies? And does the machine act normal on a tty? That would narrow it down to just X-pigging itself out.

Don't worry about butting in mate, but of course the downshot is that this leads to just you and I and lolx are going to look at it much.

I've handled threads with 4 different topics running before, but admittedly on subject I knew much more about, as soon as its an X-ap, I'm wandering a bit as well.

Luck

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Old 06-18-2002, 09:29 AM   #20
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Crash tracking could be tough ....

Hi guys !

Okay i've tested as much as i could the hardware of the machine and it seems that it is not related to hardware failures !!!

So the replacement of the 8.2 is now the only way i could learn more ... The Debian 2.2rev6 is now on cds, as my machine is no longer usable, i ll give it a try in a few hours : ( ...

Stay tuned, i'll post as soon as the install progress tells more ; ) ...

Cya soon ; ) !!!
 
Old 06-18-2002, 09:51 AM   #21
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Couldn't get it to crash yesterday - as always the error never shows up when you need it.
Compiling a new kernel right now (for different reasons) - lets see what that is doing.
BTW lolx have fun with debian i put it on 1 month ago and love it so far.
P.S If you want to upgrade debian or install it you really only need bootdisks and then download just the stuff you want - no need for downloading the whole cd's

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Old 06-20-2002, 03:38 AM   #22
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The final round ...

Hi guys !!!

As i wanted to install Debian, i had a very big surprise : a few minutes after entering the install procedure i had a ... kernel panic !!!

At last i was sure that the problem was a hardware problem but at this time i didn t know what it was : i ve tested the ram, the drives seemed to work okay, the network cards, the video card ,
the processor, and the cpu ... Nothing ...

As my system disk was erased, i tried to take it off the server and mounted it to a win station ... After format and intensive file transfert there were no problem about the drive .... But ... as soon i wanted to put it off the tower, i noticed something very surprising again : it was VERY HOT !!! I nearly couldn t take it in my hands for a few seconds ...

So i definitely put the
QUANTUM FIREBALLP AS20.5, ATA DISK drive
out of from the server, backuped the IBM-DTLA-307020 (20GO) on the IC35L040AVER07-0 (IBM 40Go) and then installed mandy 8.2 again on a newly created IBM-DTLA-307020 system partition as well as the original IBM-DTLA-307020 data on a second partition ...

I could walk trough the install process without problem, now i am planning a set of tests including intensive file transfer to see if the kernel panic wants its revenge ; ) ....

Cya soon for more results ; ) ...
 
Old 06-20-2002, 03:37 PM   #23
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Whoa, the disk got to hot to hold? holy fat cats batman. Now I'm a little gimped from some of my compatriots in hardware because I'm on a nickel and dime budget, but I'm pretty certain Hard drives aren't support to fry eggs. Did that thing take a low level format or an integrity check or anything? If so how did it pass 'em and get that bloomin' warm?

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 06-20-2002, 04:06 PM   #24
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I had a Disk heating up like that before. Was a completly different system but that thing was definitely shot. Worked with some things, didn't work with others.
 
Old 06-20-2002, 10:48 PM   #25
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Epilogue ...

After removing the "overheating" disk, i had no further problem till now, mandy 8.2 runs fine, and i ve just finished to reconfigure all daemons ; ) ...

I think i am off with a few more system fixes but at least i can trust my machine again ; ) ...

Damn drive ...

That was tough but the "kernel panic" don't joke anymore ... huh !

Cya fellows for more serious questions ; ) !!!!
 
  


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