Lombard hard freeze

Gabriel Ricard g_ricard at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 25 02:13:11 EST 2000

I've had some similar problems, sometimes it bombs
compiling the kernel, sometimes it locks up for no
apparent reason while it's running the screen saver
and hasn't been in use for a while. I haven't a clue
what is going on...

--- Bernhard Reiter <bernhard at intevation.de> wrote:
> Hello Linuxppc developers,
> I encounter hard freezes with my lombard G3/400
> Powerbook.
> Though I cannot completely rule out hardware
> problems, it might
> be the software. The system never stopped running in
> MacOS 8.6
> I tried the TechTool Deluxe tests and the Gauge Pro
> Ram Check
> under MacOS without revealing any problems.
> The freezes occurr randomly when heavy compiling is
> done.
> (Like I cannot compile gnomehack 1.0.5 three times,
> it usually
> happens in the second compile attempt.) If you want
> to try
> ftp://intevation.de/users/bernhard has the .src.rpm
> right now.
> It does not matter if it is cold or warm, X11
> running or pmud running.
> I tested Kernel versions 2.2.14 2.2.15-pre3
> 2.2.15-pre19
> together with the LinuxPPC 2000 install and the
> upgraded LinuxPPC 1999
> install (on two different partitions).
> I upgraded glibc, binutils and gcc.
> This powerbook has a 10 GB harddisc and 192 Mb ram,
> so it does not even
> swap for this compile.
> Another little detail hints towards a software
> problem:
> Even if I give the computer breaks after, let's say
> the first
> gnomehack compile, it chances to run through the
> next one is not higher.
> It looks like disorder somewhere in the kernel piles
> up, still it is
> a matter of time to lock up the machine.
> I would be glad if someone could help me to track
> the problem
> down further. I was told that this is the right
> place to ask.
> Regards,
> 	Bernhard
> ps.: Please carbon copy relevant replies to me.
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Gabriel Ricard
g_ricard at yahoo.com

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