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qlands 02-06-2014 12:50 AM

/proc/last_kmsg missing in slackware 14.1?

I am experiencing random full system freeze while in KDE and using applications that uses GTK++ (Firefox, libreoffice, among others). All the logs (syslog,messages,X) do not report any problems. However I want to check the kernel messages (kmsg) but as the system totally freezes I need to restart my pc. However with the new restart I loose the last kmsg and the file last_kmsg is not present in /proc/

How can I go around this?


ellington 02-07-2014 04:51 AM

I seems a memory problem. Try memtest+.

qlands 02-14-2014 01:21 AM

I have a 64bits machine. Built and installed memtest+ from but when Lilo tries to load the image the PC reboots.


ellington 02-14-2014 05:33 AM

memtest already comes into slackware installation disk. Try "memtest" at lilo cdrom boot prompt.

samac 02-14-2014 08:45 AM

Open a terminal and run htop. Then try and create a stall and see if what processes are running and what your memory usage is. That will perhaps point you in the right direction.


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