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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: [1.] X session randomly crashes because of kernel problem.
Alan,

Thanks you for your time.

Below are my answers.

Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > [2.] I installed the standart version of Mandrake8.0,
> > and I am working under kde2.1.1 with Xfree86 4.0.3.
> >
> > Suddenly my X session exits. Looking at the syslog
> > I can see the following log:
>
> Can you duplicate the problem with a more recent kernel, and also
> preferably one without the supermount patch ?
>

I did not try that yet since I need this machine-- and this patch
to work form home. My plan is to update both my hardware and my
kernel but I wanted to report this bug anyway.

Also I can also experience the same problem but with diffrent
traces in syslog.

Sep 18 23:50:00 129 CROND[1633]: (root) CMD ( /sbin/rmmod -as)
Sep 19 00:00:00 129 CROND[1889]: (root) CMD ( /sbin/rmmod -as)
Sep 19 00:01:00 129 CROND[1895]: (root) CMD (run-parts /etc/cron.hourly)
Sep 19 00:01:45 129 kdm[1216]: Server for display :0 terminated
unexpectedly: 1536
Sep 19 00:01:56 129 kernel: [drm:r128_do_wait_for_fifo] *ERROR*
r128_do_wait_for_fifo failed!
Sep 19 00:02:13 129 last message repeated 2 times
Sep 19 00:02:15 129 modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module binfmt-0000
Sep 19 00:02:15 129 modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module binfmt-0000
Sep 19 00:02:15 129 kernel: [drm:r128_do_wait_for_fifo] *ERROR*
r128_do_wait_for_fifo failed!

I don't know if this is another bug or the same one. The behavior
is the same-- my X server crashes suddenly and the kernel seems to
be in a bad state because sometimes after that the machine reboots.

> Also does the machine past memtest86 ?

I tried that this afternoon and everything seems to be fine on
this side.

Steph.
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