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    SubjectRe: Kernel lockups with 2.0.3x
    On 26 Jul 1998, Andi Kleen wrote:

    > Date: 26 Jul 1998 02:17:27 +0200
    > From: Andi Kleen <ak@muc.de>
    > To: "Mike A. Harris" <mharris@ican.net>
    > Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>, linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu,
    > manhattan-list@redhat.com
    > Subject: Re: Kernel lockups with 2.0.3x
    >
    > "Mike A. Harris" <mharris@ican.net> writes:
    >
    > > On Sun, 26 Jul 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
    > >
    > >
    > > The entire screen was shifted a random amount to either the left
    > > or the right (depending on how you look at it. The bottom 2
    > > inches went black, with the odd random colored pixels showing up
    > > here and there, in diagonal lines - not straight lines though,
    > > roughly diagonal, and equally spaced every so many cm on the
    > > screen at the bottom. A couple windows were only partially drawn
    > > on the screen (partially updated). The X cursor was on the
    > > desktop, but froze. My mouse and keyboard were totally dead. No
    > > LED's either... A couple other black patches were here and there
    > > on the screen.
    >
    > The new console code sometimes tries to write a kernel message to the
    > screen when it shouldn't. This could be caused by this if your x
    > server/graphic card really does not like that.

    There is new console code in 2.0.3[0-5] ?



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