What does it mean when your computer has a "kernel panic"? Does it equate to the windows BsoD? Also, what methods, tips, tricks are available to the user when a kernel panic strikes?
I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 derivative (amd64) and I've been having really strange issues recently. Out of the blue, seemingly, X will freeze completely for a while (1-3 minutes?) and then the system ...
Is it possible to cause a kernel panic with a single command line? What would be the most straightforward such command for a sudoing user and what would it be for a regular user, if any? Scenarios ...
My Arch machine sometimes hangs, suddenly not responding in any way to the mouse or the keyboard. The cursor is frozen. Ctrl-Alt-Backsp won't stop X11, and ctrl-alt-del does exactly nothing. The ...
My laptop restarts randomly about twice a day. It shows the following error log before the restart. . Unfortunately I don't have an idea how to decode the Machine Check Exception (MCE). mcelog --...
Randomly, but not later than after 10 hours of work, the laptop freezes. Just freezes. Knowing that not all hardware errors are reported back to the user I tried the netconsole. Unfortunately the ...
You can put "panic=N" on the kernel command line to make the system reboot N seconds after a panic. Is there a config option to specify this (other than the default kernel command line option)?
I have a Gateway GM5474 which is running XBMCbuntu on a 500GB Hard drive (the originial I believe or maybe slightly newer hard drive). Little background: The system is still stock, and I was having ...