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Re: [SLE] 8 freezes in 8 days. At least 8.1 is consistant.
  • From: Patrick <penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2002 21:46:16 -0400
  • Message-id: <200210122146.16439.penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 12 October 2002 21:13, Ben Rosenberg wrote:
> * Anders Johansson (andjoh2001@xxxxxxxxxxxx) [021012 18:04]:
> ->
> ->I'll bet it's those ATI drivers you're using. Go back to nvidia. My
> ->system is solid as a rock :)
> ->
>
> I'm using the same XFree86 4.2.0 drivers that I've used under 7.3,
> 8.0 and now 8.1. I'm not using the binary only drivers...they don't
> have any for the 7xxx series.
>
> I've replaced the default X . files in my home directory with copies
> from a dummie account that I created. We'll see if it was a setting
> that I used before but doesn't work now.
>
> I had more issues with nVidia's binary drivers then I care to talk
> about. I had 4 co-workers machines simply not work with the nVidia
> drivers and after a couple days of messing with these boxes I came
> into work the following day and MY workstation suddenly with no help
> from me started erroring in the same mannor as my co-workers. Even
> though I had had this setup for the better part of 2.5 months. It was
> sudden blow up. After I switched both my home machine and work
> machine to ATI cards I had no issues. I have the same setup at work
> still and it runs like a champ. It must be something else. And it
> only happens in X. So I figured it was a . file that I had in my ~/.
======================

Don't worry Ben, Anders is just pulling your chain about the cards. In
reality, Anders wishes he had an ATI card too! ;o)

Patrick

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