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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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