[hsflinux] System freezes when browsing soon after dialout
Linuxant support (Jonathan)
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Thu Aug 2 12:35:11 EDT 2007
I did not reply directly to your post, I replied to Neil instead. You
should read it at:
if you didn't receive it.
Technical specialist / Linuxant
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Luke Sharkey wrote:
> Thanks for the response, but are you really sure about that?. As I
> said, before my computer freezes, I am able to browse the internet
> briefly, and ping works just fine.
> My browsers also work flawlessly when using the internet on LAN an
> wireless connections, so I don't think they're the problem.
> Thirdly, if it was an application problem, I think it would be unlikely
> to make the system totally crash (surely just the app itself would die).
> Lastly the fact that this only ever happens when I'm using the modem is
> somewhat too great a coincidence.
> Why my system is more crash prone on firefox than konqueror I don't know
> but seeing as both cause a crash surely this is a modem driver problem?
> Are any of the developers present / can I file a bug report?
>> From: "Neil B. Ablang" <neil.ablang at eglobalreach.net>
>> To: Luke Sharkey <lukesharkey at hotmail.co.uk>
>> CC: hsflinux at lists.linuxant.com
>> Subject: Re: [hsflinux] System freezes when browsing soon after dialout
>> Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 08:58:43 +0800
>> Looks like an application problem not the modem. After modem
>> connection, trying doing a ping to whatevever site you like, say ping
>> www.google.com from your terminal. If it respond without any error say
>> for a minute or 2 then, most probably your browser have some problems
>> Luke Sharkey wrote:
>>> I've been trying out the free 14.4kbs hsf driver for my connexant
>>> based modem on (K)ubuntu 7.04 amd64. It dials out without problems
>>> and I can access the internet fine. However, soon after I start
>>> browsing, my computer totally freezes (not just Xwindows - even
>>> pressing Ctrl-Alt-F1 /etc. does nothing). I've noticed that it is
>>> worse with firefox, which seems to crash even after a few seconds
>>> browsing, but on konqueror sometimes it can be a few minutes.
>>> Nonetheless, it always crashes when I try to log into hotmail.
>>> The output in /var/log/messages for the crash is always mysterious
>>> and very ugly, e.g.:
>>> I've attached hsfconfig --dumpdiag . What could be the problem?
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