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Re: [SLUG] Hanging &/or random reboot probs
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Hanging &/or random reboot probs
- From: Dion <tenzero@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 22:04:40 +0800
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Adam Bogacki wrote:
Hi, I have just installed lenny on a machine with 800MHz
AMD Duron chip, 1Gb RAM, 63.3 GbB /usr, & 320Gb /home
yet get hanging and/or rebooting after opening applications
in two screens (usually update/upgrade as root
and mutt or a browser).
My previous etch system with 733 MHz PIII and 733 Mhz RAM
could handle 10 or more screens running various apps at a time.
Any ideas about what I should be looking for ?
Hanging and spontaneous reboots are classic symptoms of memory failure.
Does Debian offer you a boot option to boot into memtest? If so, I'd
recommend running it, with one dimm in the machine at a time until you
isolate which one(s) is faulty.
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