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Old 08-10-07, 05:02 AM   #16
AlienZoo
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Thumbs down Re: 6.1-Stable Freeze with 6600GT

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Hate to resurrect an old thread, but I'm seeing essentially the same thing, but on somewhat newer hardware.
Seems fair enough since nothing ever seemed to get resolved

I got minor relief by using 8178 drivers but it's not as good as I initially thought. I still get lock ups under *heavy, sustained* ethernet usage. AFAIK there are no shared interrupts in play. Luckily, I only seem to trigger the fault when backing up to another machine, so I just exit X before doing that.

I had no trouble with a single core processor and non-SMP kernel on otherwise identical hardware. If you are willing to sacrifice a core, you might try taking out SMP to see if it helps.

Haven't had a chance to try the nv driver since Xorg 7.1 came out to see if it works better than it did in the past.
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