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Re: bittorrent freezes the system



On Monday 08 May 2006 19:44, Lonni J Friedman escreveu o seguinte:
> On 5/8/06, Josenildo Marques <josenildo marques gmail com> wrote:
> > On Monday 08 May 2006 19:30, Lonni J Friedman escreveu o seguinte:
> > > Try running:
> > > ethtool -s eth0 duplex full
> >
> > The command was accepted.
>
> ok, so what does "ethtool eth0" show?

# ethtool eth0
Settings for eth0:
        Supported ports: [ TP MII ]
        Supported link modes:   10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
                                100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
        Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
        Advertised link modes:  10baseT/Half 10baseT/Full
                                100baseT/Half 100baseT/Full
        Advertised auto-negotiation: No
        Speed: 100Mb/s
        Duplex: Full
        Port: MII
        PHYAD: 32
        Transceiver: internal
        Auto-negotiation: off
        Supports Wake-on: pumbg
        Wake-on: d
        Current message level: 0x00000007 (7)
        Link detected: yes

> > > is BT causing the lockup immediately, or after some period of time?
> >
> > After some period of time...
>
> Why do you think that BT is causing the problem?

It only happens after BT is fired up. I have left the system running for a 
long while and nothing went wrong. However, when BT is running, it seemed to 
take some ten minutes or so for the system to lock up.

>
> > > also, what kind of motherboard are you using?  did you verify that
> > > you're using the latest BIOS?
> >
> > The motherboard is Asus...
> > I've never touched the BIOS thing...And I have never had this problem
> > before. Thanks a lot.
>
> I'd suggest going to Asus's website, and looking for a newer BIOS.
> check dmidecode output to figure out which BIOS version you have now.

# dmidecode
# dmidecode 2.7
SMBIOS 2.3 present.
49 structures occupying 1366 bytes.
Table at 0x000F3660.

Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 20 bytes.
BIOS Information
        Vendor: Award Software, Inc.
        Version: ASUS A7S333 ACPI BIOS REVISION 1004
        Release Date: 08/28/2002
        Address: 0xF0000
        Runtime Size: 64 kB
        ROM Size: 256 kB

That would be a challenge :-)
I've never done it before.
Thanks a lot.

-- 
Josenildo Marques
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blog http://monomito.wordpress.com/
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