[ltp] Re: [ltp] Re: [ltp] Kernel panicking a bit too often on a TP
600E + other symptoms
Wed, 19 Nov 2003 18:45:56 -0700
Sounds like what I'm encountering with the 600E that I own.
However, this happened with WinXP. Sadly, I had to destroy the hard
drive in the system. I put in a 32GB drive but it will not defragment
properly WITH THE BATTERY PLUGGED IN.
Try removing the battery and see it the system stablizes.
Jakub Hegenbart wrote:
>> > Jakub,
>> > just a wild guess... but it sounds like a thermal problem... can
>> you > verify if the CPU fan is running? High X usage would produce
>> more heat > than being in a console - thus longer working time in a
>> console before > failure.
>> The bottom of the machine gets a bit hot, indeed, and the NB case fan
>> is a > bit lazy compared to the only other IBM TP 600E I had the
>> chance to work with. But this other machine also got quite hot with
>> no problems and my machine is capable of crashing few minutes after
>> booting without excessive CPU activity. I guess the heat could be
>> accessary, if there's a bad RAM, the problem would surely worsen with
>> higher temperature.
>> > I guess you'd be able to confirm hardware problems if it isn't
>> working > right under W2K either :-(
>> I performed 2 W2k install tries and both failed due to an STOP ERROR
>> (one of them was IRQ_LESS_OR_EQUAL, the other one was different, I
>> can't remember now). The machine was cold before switching it on.
>> Maybe the long > disk formatting (in W2k, alas, no quick
>> format)...since I've still managet > to get past formatting, I'll try
>> to skip that and I'll see. > Maybe you could download the Maintenance
>> Manual from www.pc.ibm.com to > figure out how to open the ThinkPad
>> and maybe check the fan that way.
>> > > Frank
>> I've obtained 3 pdf manuals (Maintenace, User Guide, Tech Specs) even
>> before I've ordered the machine, the same goes for TP600E&Linux
>> compatibility...I like playing things safe :)
>> I'll try some experiments (except of the memtest86, which fails
>> booting as > i already wrote) and if they fail, I'll get the machine
>> repaired. Whether it is memory problem, dysfunctional fan/fans +
>> overheating or both, the warranty does cover it (except of HDD, which
>> is completely OK, all moving parts - fans - should be new).
> OK, I skipped the formatting since it competed. After first reboot,
> during device detection - bang, PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA. I guess
> I'll try to diagnose the fan somehow.
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