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[vox-tech] fwd: [lugod lert] Unstable Linux Machine
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[vox-tech] fwd: [lugod lert] Unstable Linux Machine



----- Forwarded message from hajhouse -----

Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 10:20:35 -0700
To: cdimara@ucdavis.edu
Subject: Re: [lugod lert] Unstable Linux Machine

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 05:32:57PM -0700, cdimara@ucdavis.edu wrote:
> 
> Damany Imara
> 512 Primero Grove
> Davis, CA 95616
> zero@ucdavis.edu
> 530 754 3509 -best time to call is after 5pm or on weekends
> 
> 1.2 Ghz Athalon
> VIA KTH8 motherboard
> Logitech Wireless USB mouse
> Winfast Geforce 3
> 512MB ram
> Ensoniq Sound Card
> Toshiba DVD
> HP CD-RW
> 
> I'm runnign Linux Mandrake.
> 
> There are two issues which may just be one. 1. My usb mouse cuts out 
> intermittently. After booting everything is fine, but at random times my 
> usb mouse will just become unresponsive. And I'll have to reboot to get it 
> back. 2. My system is highly unstable. It reboots at its own will. Freezes 
> under minimal load and with plenty of unused ram. I have been told that its 
> a software problem but with every reinstall of the OS, Windows and Linux of 
> a variety of distrobutions, the instability returns. Plus, isn't Linux 
> supposed to be dependibly stable? I'm hoping that you guys can rule out the 
> software bug for surem and if possible, tell me what hardware is tearing up 
> my system.
> 
> I work full time + summer school so the best time for an appointment would 
> be weekday evenings or on the weekend. I live on the UC Davis campus. If 
> desired, the lert representatives beer of choice can be purchased for 
> consumption during th

I have forwarded your request to help to the pool of volunteers. While you
are waiting for a volunteer to become available, I suggest that you post a
question to our vox-tech mailing list* with such information as your system
logs (/var/log/*), contents of /proc/pci, and output of dmesg.

* See http://lugod.org/mailinglists

-- 
Henry House
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