Is this a bug?
dgboles at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 00:54:51 UTC 2011
On 9/6/2011 8:48 PM, Adam Tong wrote:
> Are you sure we are talking about the same issue. In my case I tested several times. Whenever I try starting without the network wire this happens, and never when the network wire is plugged in.
> I doubt that the network wire adds more memory to the operating system!!!
> What i was thinking is maybe the os checks for network connection during startup and when it does not find it, it blocks because of a bug in the code that do not handle that case.
> Is there a way to troubleshoot this?
I had a similar situation that was solved when I turned off NTP. The
system would freeze when there was no network connection for it to check
for and/or set the time.
> --- On Tue, 9/6/11, Christopher Svanefalk <christopher.svanefalk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Christopher Svanefalk <christopher.svanefalk at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: Is this a bug?
>> To: users at lists.fedoraproject.org
>> Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 8:08 AM
>> On 09/06/2011 04:19 PM, Adam Tong
>> happen in the previous versions.
>> freezes after startup. Cannot move the mouse to get in.
>> I have just recently started getting the same problem in
>> F14, though I
>> am not sure what triggers it.
>> The source of the problem seems to be a massive memory leak
>> that kicks
>> in seemingly at random. I have a memory monitor running at
>> startup, and
>> it always spiked prior to the freeze.
>> I am a bit green regarding *nix administration, but doesnt
>> the system
>> store boot-logs somewhere that I can skim for information
>> to get a clue
>> as to what is leaking memory?
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