kernel crash on Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.66GHz 4-cpus machine

Ben Collins bcollins at
Fri Aug 18 15:15:18 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 16:59 +0200, Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> > I wont rule out that it is a kernel problem. I have a xeon system as
> > well, but I'm running the 64-bit Ubuntu on it. Perhaps you want to run
> > this as well.
> Xeon is just the server version of the Pentium4, often with SMP 
> capabilities. That doesn't mean it's 64 bits...
> And since his machine is 3 years old, I think it's not a 64bits capable 
> one...
> > When it froze, were you in X or on the console? If you were in X, this
> > could explain why you didn't see any messages. Attempting to reproduce
> > the freeze while at the console would be advisable.
> You could also send the syslog to a remote machine, so if there is a 
> disk problem, you have more chances getting the log message if any.
> Ben, would the kdump kernel be useful in this situation?

The kdump would help, but I haven't setup any useful tools for it yet.

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