[techtalk] Kernel lockup

David Merrill david at lupercalia.net
Wed Aug 1 18:06:45 EST 2001

On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 09:35:38AM +0100, Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 10:40:06PM -0400 or thereabouts, David Merrill wrote:
> > Hi, I have a bit of a problem it seems. I installed the 2.4.7 kernel
> > today, went out for a bit, and came home to a wedged machine.
> > 
> > It's a new machine -- about two weeks old. I was just starting to
> > enjoy my new, nicely tuned Debian, but alas, it was not to last.
> > The system looked fine when I first came home. I liked the groove xmms
> > was putting out, so I went to rewind the song. I held down the left
> > key, and bang! Tunes stop. All stop. ]-:
> Idle question: the whole machine hung, or X hung?  

The whole box. Wouldn't respond to ssh from another box, or even a

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