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Re: [suse-amd64] SuSE 10.1 hang
  • From: Bernd Felsche <bernie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2006 23:56:49 +0800
  • Message-id: <200607082356.49849@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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.

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