idht4n at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 3 20:45:32 UTC 2006
>>Two days in a row my fc5 computer has frozen soon after I start using it
>>in the morning.
Make it about 80% of the days since I installed fc5.
>>>However, I have more information about the problem. I think I
>>>misdiagnosed the problem...
>>>it appears that the mouse/keyboard are not completely unresponsive...
>>>they're are just
>>>responding extremely slowly. I ssh'd into my work computer (the one that
>>>every day) from home last night. This morning before I came to work, I
>>>tried to do a little
>>>work from my ssh session. And it was messed up too! Things were running
>>>My fc5 system hasn't "hung" in 5 days, so I'm hoping that something
>>>that I've tried has fixed it.
>>Arg! It's still messed up. Same weird symptoms. Very slow to log in
>I recovered from this state without rebooting this time. I
>started killing processes and stopping services and finally
>I did a telinit 3. After all that, the system was responsive
>again. I killed all of the processes owned by me (so I could
>stop autofs which automounts my home directory), then I
>stopped autofs, ypbind, smartd, haldaemon, ???, and then
>/sbin/telinit 3. I'm not sure exactly when the system became
>happy again, but I think it was after telinit. I'll try doing only
>that next time it happens and post the results.
telinit 3 by itself didn't help. Can anybody suggest how to
debug this? I've been using redhat/fedora for ~11 years now,
but I'm about to jump ship. I'm losing way too much productivity
with this bug. :(
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