Re: Hard system freeze in 2.2.17, 2.2.18, 2.4.1-AC3 VIA Athlon

From: Jonathan Abbey (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 22:24:29 EST

Mark Hahn wrote me and convinced me that the problem I described is a
hardware problem, probably related to heat.

Testing bears this out.

I am still mystified as to why xemacs in particular should stress the
system more than everything else, but I've got the sanity check I was
looking for, and will treat it as a hardware problem from here on

| I am having terribly frustrating system stability problems, and I
| can't figure out whether I should suspect hardware or the kernel.

Jonathan Abbey
Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas at Austin
Ganymede, a GPL'ed metadirectory for UNIX
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