Linux freezes randomly

Ouattara Oumar Aziz wattazoum at
Tue Feb 27 18:58:57 UTC 2007

Donn a écrit :
>> My kubuntu seems to work right, but sometimes it just gets frozen. There
>> are two places where it can freeze: most normally when booting. But
>> sometimes it happens when I'm already in KDE. First music stops to sound.
>> Then only mouse moves but the rest of Xorg is frozen (it doesn't answer to
>> mouse clicks, nor keyboard, not even mouse overs) and finally mouse
>> freezes. This could be something related to ATI propietary driver though, I
>> don't know.
> In case it helps you: this happens to me when the cables for the hard-drives 
> have become loose. I switch off and then push them all hard into the 
> motherboard and the back of the drives. I also check the video-card is seated 
> properly, and any other cards.
> This works everytime and I am up and running again until the next time a loose 
> IDE cable freezes the machine. In fact this is the only reason I have never 
> gone beyond 90 days uptime -- damn cables!
> hth
> /d

:) I suspect it will be difficult for Edouardo to do what you do , since 
it's a laptop.

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