7.0-BETA1 & 2 occasionally freezing, how to diagnose?

Doug Poland doug at polands.org
Tue Nov 6 05:38:48 PST 2007

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> Doug Poland wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 11:14:13PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
>>> Doug Poland wrote:
>>>> I've been having frequent problems with BETA1 and now BETA2
>>>> "freezing".  There is no diagnostic information, nothing in
>>>> /var/log/messages, nothing, just a hung interface.  I cannot ssh
>>>> into the machine and it appears the box ceases to communicate on
>>>> SSH. A couple of times I've had screen corruption on the laptop's
>>>> LCD display.
>>> are you running powerd?
>> yes: I recently started running powerd, within the last couple of weeks
> Try disabling it; it (actually acpi_throttle, which powerd uses) is 
> known to cause hangs on dual core systems at least.
OK, I'll start there... thanks


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