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Bug 84514 - RH8 on COMPAQ W6000 hangs many times a day
Summary: RH8 on COMPAQ W6000 hangs many times a day
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-18 08:04 UTC by Yan CHESSE
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:33 UTC

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Description Yan CHESSE 2003-02-18 08:04:25 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
RH 8 is installed on an Compaq W6000 with 2 Processors 1,8 GHz and 1 Gig. 
Memory and a nVidia Quadro4 750 XGL video card.

The installation works fine, and there are no Problems. 

But after a small time (between 5 minutes and an hour)the System hangs up. 
Nothing works. Only the power Down solves the Problem. 

Problem appears when doing big ftp transferts or with an X emulator (Reflection 
X) or directly connected to the machine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install the system
2.Works on the machine
3.System hangs

Actual Results:  Nothing works (no keyboard, no mouse, no network connection). 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-02-18 10:11:23 UTC
what video driver are you using ?

Comment 2 Yan CHESSE 2003-02-18 12:45:13 UTC
We use the following driver : NVIDIA Quadro 4 (generic). This driver is the 
driver provided with the distribution.

Comment 3 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:33 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
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