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jbauer
28th April 2006, 12:17 AM
FC5 on dell latitude D400 laptop

New to FC5, a friend recently helped install on my laptop. So far hit a few issues. Finally got a external usb keyboard / mouse to work. Anywise I noticed "udevd" process consistently consuming >80% CPU cycles. :confused: Did a quick google/fedora forum search and see this process is related to hotplug, however no one reporting a similiar issue. so I removed all but essential (monitor/keyboard/mouse/internet/power) external connections and still same issue.

Also I had to turn off syslog (system > services > syslog) as all my shells keep scrolling messages below. And a popup from "KWrited - Listening on Device /dev/pts/1 reported the same. How do I know what device is mounted at /dev/pts/1. Maybe this is the root of all my trouble? :confused:

On top of all this when I shutdown/logout I see many irq usb interrupt messages scrolling. Scrolls too fast to see what it says though. Maybe there's an error log captured that might be helpful to debug this?

Message from syslogd@bauer at Wed Apr 26 20:57:50 2006 ...
bauer kernel: Oops: 0000 [#2]

Message from syslogd@bauer at Wed Apr 26 20:57:50 2006 ...
bauer kernel: CPU: 0

Message from syslogd@bauer at Wed Apr 26 20:57:51 2006 ...
bauer kernel: EIP is at evdev_open+0x86/0xdb

Message from syslogd@bauer at Wed Apr 26 20:57:52 2006 ...
bauer kernel: eax: 0000005c ebx: e8b82800 ecx: 00000000 edx: efea10c0

Message from syslogd@bauer at Wed Apr 26 20:57:52 2006 ...
bauer kernel: esi: 00000000 edi: e8b82c18 ebp: 00000005 esp: c68a2ed8

Message from syslogd@bauer at Wed Apr 26 20:57:52 2006 ...
bauer kernel: ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068

Message from syslogd@bauer at Wed Apr 26 20:57:53 2006 ...
bauer kernel: Process hald-probe-inpu (pid: 14739, threadinfo=c68a2000 task=e4998000)

Jman
28th April 2006, 04:00 AM
Usually /var/log/messages logs such oopses.

gnome-system-log is a useful tool to view these for Gnome.