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Old 01-23-2003, 02:51 PM   #1
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RH8 lockup (runaway)

I posted something similar a few days ago (RH8 runaway).

I had made a fairly big install, and it consistently went berserk after a few hours. (Posts on how to use "top" and "ps" were helpful--thanks.)

I decided to re-install (desktop default), and---for a few days__things seemed stable. Then, this AM, it locked up doing a tar -x. could not get any control back (I did jump to command line on ctrl-alt-f2, but it was unresponsive to any input.)
As with the previous incident, the HD light was stuck on.

Abit kr7A-133R, four 40g maxtor ata 133 in 2 level 0 RAIDs
(this board has the Highpoint 372 RAID controller, and I used the patches supplied by sharkyrOlz (see the hardware forum)
Athlon XP1900
512Meg pc2100

does any of this match up to other reported RH8 issues?

Old 01-23-2003, 05:21 PM   #2
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does your comp. works now?
Old 01-23-2003, 06:11 PM   #3
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Try these links--you're not the first with this problem:

I didn't read them in depth, but the problem would seem to be with the RAID configuration and not the motherboard. The first one mentions highpoint--try there to see if they have RH 8 support.

Also, search google and red hat's web site.


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