[ltp] T520/ Opensuse: Crashes on Boot

Uwe Bonnes linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 10:20:46 +0200

>>>>> "Uwe" == Uwe Bonnes <bon@elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de> writes:

>>>>> "Jeffrey" == Jeffrey L Taylor <jeff@abluz.dyndns.org> writes:
    Jeffrey> I have a T520 with a dual core CPU and OpenSuSE 11.4.  The
    Jeffrey> kernel and/or X was not stable on the Sandy Bridge CPUs.  I
    Jeffrey> updated to a new vanilla kernel every month or so until it
    Jeffrey> stopped locking up, version 3.2.4-1-vanilla.  The mike doesn't
    Jeffrey> work, but everything else does and no lockups.

    Uwe> But 3.2 doesn't do the RC6 sleep, so the NVIDIA card draws
    Uwe> substantial more power and runs the fan more often. Some more
    Uwe> recent kernel supporting rc6 would be fine.

    Uwe> Again: the crashes only happens when booting up, before the first
    Uwe> login prompt. After reaching the login prompt after some tries, all
    Uwe> is fine.

Removing the "quiet" from the kernel command line also fixes the problem...
Uwe Bonnes                bon@elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de

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