Fonts disappearing, artifacts and segfaults (redone)
machuidel at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 16:10:10 PDT 2008
Okay. I solved it. It was indeed an overheating problem. The VIA chipset was
somewhere around 75C.
Thank you for helping ;)
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 9:37 PM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 09:24:30PM +0200, Michael v.Vierssen wrote:
> > I've done the following:
> > - Using the NV driver instead of the closed NVidia driver.
> > Not tainting the kernel in any way and 3D acceleration disabled.
> > - Getting a backtrace of Metacity segfaulting. See links.
> > The crashes and artifacts (see quoted message below) still occur :(
> > Please see the following links:
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/metacity-bt.txt
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/xsession-errors
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/Xorg.0.log
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/xorg.conf
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/kernel-log.txt
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/lsmod.txt
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/lspci.txt
> > http://satl.com/segfaults_and_artifacts/lshw.txt
> > Could it be the hardware? And where should I look next?
> Yeah, at this point I'd suggest just running memtest86 and some other
> tools like that to determine basic system health. This looks completely
> random. Is your system overheating? Is your CPU overclocked?
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