Hardware issue with system board? Try running a diag program to be sure. It
could be dodgy software somewhere but you are likely to get logs of some
I've had three unexplained lockups in the last week or so --
machine suddenly stops responding to everything, kbd, mouse,
telnet, ping etc. The only way out was the reset switch.
There was nothing in the logs either, except this snippet (the last
item in /var/log/messages before the most recent lockup):
May 14 15:25:17 wivenhoe kernel: eth0: Too much work in interrupt, status
e081. Temporarily disabling functions (7f7e).
Any clues what it might mean? I've never seen anything like it before.
Brendan Halpin, Dept of Government and Society, Limerick University, Ireland
Tel: w +353-61-213147; f +353-61-202569; h +353-61-390476; Room S1-03 x 3147
<mailto:brendan.halpin at ul.ie> <http://wivenhoe.staff8.ul.ie/~brendan>
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