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Re: Opera from pkgsrc 2011Q1 crashes whole system, NetBSD 5.1

On 6 April 2011 18:52, Andy Ruhl <> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 9:40 AM, Bartek Krawczyk
> <> wrote:
>> Hi, I have installed NetBSD 5.1 and yesterday pkgsrc 2011Q1. I have
>> installed www/opera and when I try to start it, it freezes and then
>> crashes whole system. I am new to NetBSD so please give me some
>> information what can I look for. There is no error in the terminal,
>> just te CPU usage jumps to 100% and after that system freezes and
>> restarts.
> That could be a hardware problem.
> Start with:
> 1. uname -a
> 2. See if there are any files in /var/crash/
> If you can recreate it, log in as root and do this:
> sysctl -w kern.dump_on_panic=1
> Then recreate the problem. This is supposed to write a crash dump to
> /var/crash/ before restarting. After it restarts, check /var/crash
> again and see if there is a dump in there. If so, send a note to the
> list for your particular architecture, maybe or
> or whatever you are running.
> Again, it's probably likely that you're hitting a bad spot in memory
> or something like this. Or maybe it's video hardware related.

Thank you for your reply. I'll try on port-i386.
I doubt the memory though, because on Linux and Windows there is no
problem on this laptop with running any software.

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