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Re: [suse-amd64] SuSE 10.1 hang
  • From: Colin Carter <colincarter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 Jul 2006 11:19:03 +1000
  • Message-id: <200607091119.03808.colincarter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 09 July 2006 01:56, Bernd Felsche wrote:
> On Saturday 08 July 2006 22:52, Dimitar Georgiev Popov wrote:
> > Well, the problem is not ktorrent. I don't use it, but the hangs remain.
> > I noticed that the system hangs whenever there is a high network load
> > (e.g. when torrents are running). So I suspected the NIC (Realtec chip).
> > I changed the NIC with a 3Com 3c905C-TX which works just fine on another
> > system. But, in vain: more hangs. Once, I managed to save the syslog
> > before the system hanged, and I found this:
> >
> > register 0000. 07/08/2006 05:24:47 PM myhost kernel Debug: sleeping
>
> [snip]
>
> > # uname -a
> > Linux myhost 2.6.16.13-4-default #1 Wed May 3 04:53:23 UTC 2006 x86_64
> > x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> >
> > The mainboard is Asus SK8N with nForce3 chipset. I don't know what other
> > information could be helpful, but I'm ready to provide it.
>
> Try booting with irqpoll as a boot parameter. ACPI may be setting up
> the wrong interrupts. This seems related to the nForce3 chipset or ASUS.
>
> It seems to have fixed my ASUS L5D laptop which also have an nForce3
> chipset; and it also have lockups under "high" interrupt (network)
> load.
>

I don't know if this is relevant, but my SuSE 10.0 hangs after using
Knoqueror on the internet for awhile.
If I don't connect to the internet I have no problems.
(Haven't used my 10.1 machine on the internet.)

Regards,
Colin



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