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Freeze after few hours inactive

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I am new in Linux World.
I have installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 in Pentium 4 machine.

And after few hours inactive, my linux does not
respond at all. Then I have to trun off machine and restart it again.
and this is everyday story with my linux.

Can anyone please help me to solve this problem

Jul 29 '08 #1
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A good place to start looking is your log files. /var/log/ specifically look at dmesg and message files. Look for any relevant messages around the time the machine froze.
Jul 29 '08 #2

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P: 849
You also might want a more modern distro than RHEL5. Ubuntu, perhaps?
Jul 30 '08 #3

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