Re: 2.0.33p3: system freeze+oops

Alan Cox (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 08:56:42 +0000 (GMT)

> > If you have power management turned on (aka APM), turn it off and see how
> > you go... Looks like the APM code make be breaking your system
> Are there known issues with APM in 2.0.3x? I've got a Nec Versa 6000H
> notebook that has recently had an annoying tendancy to lockup, most

Not especially. However there are a small number of machines around where
we see traces of the form

[sane execution]
{ One assumes APM gets in }
ridiculously impossible crash next few instrucitons

and also on some K5's similar crashes with APM disabled but hlt on (and
stable with hlt disabled)