Posted Jul 10, 2006 21:17 UTC (Mon) by ringerc
In reply to: A survey on kernel quality
Parent article: A survey on kernel quality
Do the keyboard LEDs blink (if running under X11, as I assume you are given your use of the NVidia drivers) when the machine crashes?
If so, it'll be panicing. You should be able to retrive a dump of the panic by hooking another machine up to the crashing box with a null modem cable (xover serial, essentially) and booting with serial console. There's plenty of info on how to do this on the 'net. If you can reproduce the fault _without_ the NVidia drivers loaded and send off that dump info along with a hardware summary etc, then you might actually have a bug report to make.
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