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Re: Strange bug freezing my laptop

Le dim 30/11/2003 à 01:39, Julien Olivier a écrit :
> On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 21:58, Arnaud Abelard wrote:
> > > Hi guys.
> > 
> > Helllo,
> > 
> > >>>From time to time (rather randomly), my CPU gets used at 100% (at
> > >> least,
> > > my laptop's led blinks a lot), my mouse works (I can move it but not
> > > click) but not my keyboard. Then, about 30 seconds later, even the mouse
> > > stops moving and I have to hard-reboot my laptop.
> > 
> > Doesn't look like a CPU consumption but more like a memory problem... have
> > you tried monitoring your memory usage? (even with the system monitor
> > applet) If you aren't working as root on your laptop you could use
> > pam_limits to limit your memory usage (and see what process gets killed by
> > using too much memory) or keep an eye on a top sorted by memory usage.
> > 
> As I said in a previous email, the bug seems to have gone when I removed
> the notification area from the panel. If it happens again, I'll also
> watch my memory usage.
> That said, the notification area could have had a memory leak.

The notification area is *evil*. When I forget to remove it on any
system I have many problems just like you.


Nicolas Mailhot

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