[NBLUG/talk] Debugging Linux hangs...
Robert P. Thille
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Mon Apr 23 17:32:22 PDT 2007
Dean A. Roman wrote:
> If it's an overheat problem, you should see an entry in the bios log
> about the chip temperature.
Not sure where to find the bios logs... I guess I could run a continuous
output command which logs the temps to another machine. Not sure what
that'd be on linux.
> Sounds more like a video card driver issue to me.
Yeah, I was certain that going to init 3 and just using VNC for my
graphics would solve the issue, but it was still dead after a couple of
> Have you checked out the VIA download site(from http://viaembedded.com)
> to see if any of the drivers could help...
I went there to get the drivers and ended up here:
That helped with getting the full resolution support and recognition of
the various features, but didn't seem to affect the hangs at all...
> Also, check out the VIA Arena forums site... http://www.viaarena.com/
> to ask questions specific to your board.
I've searched there for anyone reporting anything like what I'm seeing,
but didn't find anything. I suppose I can try posting myself and see
what replies I get.
> Does /var/log/messages tell you anything?
Nope, it's a hard-lockup with nothing recorded anywhere I can find.
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