Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > Sep 14 04:02:00 athos anacron: Updated timestamp for job
> > `cron.daily' to
> > 2000-09-14
> > Sep 14 04:04:05 athos PAM_pwdb: (su) session opened for user news by
> > (uid=0)
> > Sep 14 04:04:05 athos PAM_pwdb: (su) session closed for user news
> > Sep 14 11:43:34 athos syslogd 1.3-3: restart.
> > Sep 14 11:43:34 athos syslog: syslogd startup succeeded
> > ? Does this mean that news is crashing my system?
>> No. The news job ends (session closed for user news).
>> Modify the startup script for syslogd to give it a "-m 20"
> option. This writes a timestamp into the logs every 20 minutes.
>> This will help to determine exactly when the machine hangs.
> If this stops it hanging, perhaps it is APM related, as this
> will kick the disk every 20 mins. Increase the interval until
> it hangs again. This might provide some clues.
ok...that sounds like a good idea. I will do that and then and let you know if
it fixs it. Part of my problem is that I have this NMC motherboard (for AMD)
and to be honest I don't understand many of the options in the APM section of
the bios ;(
Thanks for your help,
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