[arch-general] my Arch box randomly becomes irresponsible
Not To Miss
not.to.miss at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 17:07:00 EDT 2012
Yes, I am using quad core CPU. I don't have instabilities under heavy load.
The only thing I saw is that the left one of my two screens jitter when I
On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 6:06 AM, Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de> wrote:
> Am Sun, 15 Jul 2012 22:06:01 -0400
> schrieb Not To Miss <not.to.miss at gmail.com>:
> > Dear Arch users,
> > I have latest Arch installed on my desktop at work. In recent two
> > weeks, the system randomly "suspends" at night (I call it "randomly"
> > because it didn't happen every night. And it seems to happen after a
> > random period idle time) when I am off. I can't wake it up in the
> > next morning thru mouse or keyboard.
> > I tried to disable suspension and hibernation by editing
> > /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.upower.policy to change
> > from
> > <allow_active>yes</allow_active>
> > to
> > <allow_active>no</allow_active>
> > But it doesn't work.
> > While I call it "suspend", I am not sure it suspend to RAM or
> > hibernate to disk, because I find the CPU fan and power fan still
> > spin normally. RAM light is also on. So it might be a video driver /
> > setting related issue. For your information, I am using
> > nvidia-302.17-2-x86_64 and have dual monitor set up with
> > nvidia-utils-302.17-1-x86_64
> > This really bothers me a lot. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
> Another question, probably not related to this. What about SMP?
> Do you have a multi core CPU? And do you also have instabilities,
> probably including kernel panics, if you run tasks which use both cores
> under heavy load like compiling the kernel from ABS or converting
> videos e.g. ripping a DVD with HandBrake or something like that,
> particularly when X is running at the same time?
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