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SubjectRe: windows=stable, linux=5 reboots/50 min
On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 10:57:03PM -0800, Kaleb Pederson wrote:
> After a recent hard drive crash, I re-installed Linux to a new hard drive.
> After about 2 weeks, my system now spontaneously reboots about once per 10
> minutes (on avg.). I'm assuming I messed up something in my kernel
> configuration as Windows is still stable. To verify that it wasn't the new
> hard drive (or use of different controller) I formatted a segment of it
> under Windows and copied 7+ gb of data onto it while doing other things
> without problem.
> The system will reboot as early as after detecting the hard drives and
> before loading the root filesystem or anytime thereafter - sometimes in
> logging into the console, sometimes in X.

Hmm, I've observed this behavior with apm on certian buggy systems, though
it was several versions ago. Are you using apm, acpi, or neither?
Considering both control power management, I would try disabling them as a

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