[mythtv-users] Persistant Hanging

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 02:50:49 UTC 2006

On 8/14/06, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 1. HANGING - after about 8 hrs the system hangs - it displays the menu or
> > whatever was being watchign in frozen state and does not respond to any
> > keystrokes.
> I was getting system lock ups and have tried a few things like
> updating the kernel and turning apci in grub. I also changed my video
> card (for other reasons). The lockups have been much less frequent but
> have not altogether vanished - I got one last night - but it's a lot
> better. This probably doesn't help that much as I think it was
> swapping out the video card that made the biggest difference but
> really it was a bit of luck rather than careful detective work. The
> main problem was that there was zilch anywhere in the logs to help
> highlight the cause.
> Regards,
> Phill

If it takes 8 hours, I would assume it is not a heat problem, but...

With my system, I found that my RAM needed a 0.1V bump to be stable.
Before I increased the voltage, I would have problems every 3 to 10
days.  And I am *not* overclocking.


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