F10, AthlonXP 2500+, recently updated...System freeze?

Mike Burger mburger at bubbanfriends.org
Tue Jul 14 04:06:56 UTC 2009

>> On Mon, 2009-07-13 at 09:18 -0400, Mike Burger wrote:
>>> After the last round of updates to F10 on my AthlonXP 2500+ system, a
>>> couple/few weeks ago, my system has been freezing.  I get nothing in
>>> my
>>> logs, I see nothing in the way of the normal kernel debug output that
>>> often spews out to the screen...the system just completely freezes.
>> Yup, my Athlon 2500+ is also doing the same thing.  Five lockups now
>> since release.  I'm not sure if it is a kernel bug or the bad powersave
>> stuff or the bad xorg ati radeon package.
>> I'm tired of waiting for fixes that just aren't coming.  If I don't get
>> a fix in the next day or so, I'm backing out F11 and reverting to F10
>> for stability reasons.  I can't afford to have my home automation go
>> offline every once in a while...
> I thinkyou can rule out the ATI radeon package...I'm running the Xorg
> nvidia package...but I also had the issue when running in runlevel 3
> (multiuser text mode)...and this is with F10...so if you do back out, I'd
> recommend not necessarily updating.
> I also don't think it's necessarily a kernel bug, as I've reverted to the
> oldest kernel I have installed on the system, and the same thing happens.
> Guess I need to go check bugzilla, and file a report if there isn't one.

Well, we're not the only ones...there's a bug for this in reported for
both F10 and F11, I believe.

I booted my system up in single user mode...it's been up for 3:16, now.

Hoping it stays up for a while.

Mike Burger

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