[Centos] CentOS 3.1 kernel crashes [update-resolution?]

Denis Pilon dpilon at dpilon.com
Mon Jul 12 04:10:14 UTC 2004

BTW...i get the same problem on my system with that kernel...yet the old 
one works.


Shawn M. Jones wrote:

> Beau Henderson wrote:
>> Hrm, perhaps scanning the change log from redhat would be wise? Or if
>> there is any way to view the RHEL bugzilla perhaps others have had the
>> same issue ? Have you perhaps tried the unsupported kernel?
>> Also, anything strange in dmesg when it boots up to the problematic 
>> kernel ?
> While I was setting up a new Dell rackmount flatscreen/keyboard 
> drawer, I realized that the existing video card (an ancient Cirrus 
> Logic card) was not up to powering the monitor at any resolution 
> higher than 640x480, so I replaced it with an S3Virge.
> Guess what?  No more crashes with kernel 2.4.21-15.0.3!
> I was afraid it was a hardware problem.  Sorry for reporting something 
> that appears to be just crappy hardware on the fritz.  I guess 
> something in the 2.4.21-15.0.3 patch made it act up.
> All I can think is that the device drivers that were patched in 
> 2.4.21-15.0.2 combined with the nfs code patched in 2.4.21-15.0.3 had 
> something to do with hanging the kernel.
> Thanks to everyone for the replies, sorry for raising the alarm.
> Sincerely,
> Shawn M. Jones
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