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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
test.

Regards,
Adam
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