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re[2]: [SLE] SuSE machine haging with blinking leds
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 17:04:56 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0211151700450.6106-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The 02.11.14 at 18:23, Greg Freemyer wrote:

> >> I should think that those leds are changed to that state somewhere, on
> >> purpose, for some reason, as a signal that something has gone very wrong:
> >> probably the kernel panicking, may the bios, whatever.
> >> So... who has info about what those signals mean?
> >> We are blindingly beating the bush otherwise. :-(
> >> --
> >> Cheers,
> >> Carlos Robinson
> I think that is kdb kicking into action. I don't know if SuSE enables kdb in their kernels or not.

I don't see I have any kdb module loaded, nor any kdb.o in my system :-?

> I'm very surprised that SuSE has this enabled, or maybe you guys compiled your own kernels and turned this on.

No, certainly not. So far, I'm using the unmodified kernel. I'm compiling
one right now with usb debug on, and optimised for P-IV (it will take one

Carlos Robinson

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