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Re: [SLE] SuSE machine haging with blinking leds
  • From: Preston Crawford <prestonc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 07:51:35 -0800 (PST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0211140750290.5654-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


Man. This is absurd. SuSE should do *something*. Their reputation is
seriously in jeopardy with this problem. Does anyone there care?

Preston

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Carlos E. R. wrote:

>
> The 02.11.13 at 20:51, Doug Glenn wrote:
>
> > > Another suspect are the nvidia drivers: I'm sticking to the open
> > > source version for the moment, at least while I don't install
> > > flightgear :-)
> >
> > I've ruled those out since it occurs no matter if I use "nv" or nvidia
> > drivers. I even downloaded and installed from nvidia.com in case it was
>
> Well, that's good to know, in the sense that they are not the clprit this
> time; but bad because we don't know what is the problem.
>
> > a fault with the Suse install. No changes. It will lockup within 8-16
> > hours in X without fail,
>
> I don't think I have had this machine on so long, it is a home system. One
> crash was 5 minutes after starting, wroking in text mode, another was 4 or
> 6 hours.
>
> > or within minutes of trying to convert video
> > from avi to mp3 no matter what tool I use. (using either nv or nvidia).
>
> That I have not tried.
>
> > I've lost my paritions a couple of times now and reloaded. I backup
> > almost hourly now while I am trying to suss it out.
>
> Ugh.
>
> >
> > > It has been said here to try to mount reiserfs partitions with the
> > > option "barrier=none", but I have not found documentation on what
> > > does that mean/do. Interestingly, when my machine crash, the hd led
> > > is on continously.
> >
> > Mine also. And if I use ext3 partitions, unrecoverable each time.
> > Reiserfs has errors, but it will take it a couple times before giving
> > up the ghost.
>
> Did you try that barrier option? Do you know something about it? I found
> no info in the reiserfs.org site.
>
> >
> > I'd go back to 8.0 but I already gave my disks to a friend :(
> >
>
> Well, my 8.1 is workable. I'm watching it...
>
> Except I can not get usb working, and it did perfectly in 7.3
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Carlos Robinson
>
>
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