mike at boobaz.net
Sat May 27 10:05:22 PDT 2000
Do you think that those floppy disk errors are from something you were
doing? Otherwise I would assume someone else did something to your
system, possibly on purpose. I would hope that you were logged out or had
your terminal locked while you were away?
-=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-
On Sat, 27 May 2000, A. Racine wrote:
|Try piping the attachment through less. You'll need to have
|enable-unix-pipe-cmd set in your config, though. There are FAT errors,
|floppy CRC errors, and more. In a quick pass, I didn't see anything that
|indicated that the monitor crapped out.
|On Sat, 27 May 2000, R. David Whitlock wrote:
|# Hrmmm, all I get when I look at the attachment is a message "Can't display
|# missing text segment" from pine, so I'm not really sure what you see. Can
|# you describe it in greater detail?
|# Here's a theory: could it be because you have power management turned on
|# and so the apm daemon kicked in and tried to set your monitor in sleep
|# mode? (and failed?) It's about the only reason I can imagine a monitor
|# acting on it's own without someone touching it... I mean, killing the
|# XServer should be fairly conclusive, and since that didn't work, I suspect
|# a lower-level cause like hardware. (you did try to kill the xserver first
|# by pressing ctrl-alt-backspace, right?)
|# Of course, it's just a shot in the dark. More details?
|# On Fri, 26 May 2000, Benjamin Honsinger wrote:
|# > This is weird. I used my computer a couple of hours ago, and came back to use
|# > it again a few minutes later. The monitor simple wouldn't work, acting like it
|# > was receiving _no_ info from the computer. This must have been the case,
|# > because the Self Test message was on the screen, saying the monitor was fine,
|# > please check your cable blah blah. I don't know what caused the crash, all I
|# > have is a rather long e-mail e-mailed to me by the system. I think it holds the
|# > clues to what happened, but I can't figure it out. Could someone please look at
|# > the attached e-mail and tell me what happened and why my video card simply
|# > stopped working until I rebooted? (Now everything seems fine).
|# > Any help would be much appreciated, thanks!
|# > - Benjamin Honsinger
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