> Sorry to break in on this high-minded discussion,
> but has anyone found linux on an Athlon64 machine slightly unstable?
> I compiled linux-2.6.12 a couple of days ago,
> under Fedora-4 (x86_64 distribution) and it seems to crash
> (or become completely uncommunicative) every 6--8 hours.
There you go, you forgot that only gentoo runs properly on that spec box.
Sheeze, have you not been paying attention :-0
> Incidentally (this is a very low-level question)
> if I stop the machine when this happens by pressing the power button
> for a few seconds, it doesn't start again properly;
> I have to switch it off at the back.
> Why is this? And is there anything I could do?
Firmware issue, kernel? could be anything really.
> This is a Lidl Targa machine -
> I'm afraid it runs under Windows-XP most of the time.
And does the same issue happen with XP?
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