my computer hangs from time to time and...

Paul paulvarjak at
Tue Oct 9 15:37:43 UTC 2007


My version is 7.04 (feisty fawn I think)...

Curious, curious curious...


On 10/8/07, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at> wrote:
> Paul said the following at 10/07/2007 04:30 PM :
> > This open bug... I don't know, maybe could be that. The computer is an
> > AMD Athlon64 4200+, asus m2n-e motherboard, 2gb ram, 3 x 250 Gb Sata
> > HDD and ati radeon x1600pro.
> What version of Kubuntu?
> I don't suppose that this will be any comfort, but I get the same thing,
> and have been researching it for more than a year. A rather small number of
> people have reported this problem with dapper, although the affected
> systems seem to have no one thing in common; I have not checked whether
> people have reported a problem with later versions of *ubuntu.
> I ran for about a year with 64-bit Mdv 2006.0 without a problem, but when I
> switched to 64-bit dapper on the same hardware I started getting occasional
> freezes. Sometimes I go months without a problem; sometimes it happens more
> than once in a single day. I can find no pattern.
> My current "conclusion" is that it's some sort of problem with the dapper
> 64-bit kernel and my ASUS A8N-SLI Premium mobo.
> I did recently try one thing that some people reported as helpful: I tried
> the 'noapic' kernel boot parameter. Since doing that:
> 1. I have had no crashes while doing normal work
> 2. I have a hard crash every time I burn a CD (at the point where the
> burned CD is ejected)
>   Doc
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