Lockup after upgrade
cary at bielenberg.id.au
Wed May 6 00:00:46 UTC 2009
> I updated to the latest release of Kubuntu and have installed all the
> updates the update manager calls for. My problem appears to be with
> firefox, which has been updated to the latest releases. It loads fine
> and appears to work fine until I click on links and more times than
> not the whole system will totally lock up and require a reboot. I did
> not have this problem before I upgraded from the previous most current
> kubuntu release.
> Could firefox was installed prior to the latest upgrade. Should I
> uninstall it and reinstall it on the new kubuntu upgrade. I think it
> might be related to firefox needing to access the Internet when I
> click on a link. It doesn't happen all the time but when it does it
> completely locks everything up. At least it appears that way.
> My mail works fine all the time. Another thing I was thinking is that
> it might be the mouse driver and the new upgrade? I know the mouse
> works good on my other drive with windows xp installed, so if it is
> anything it could be a compatibility issue with the new upgrade.
> Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks and you do a great job on this forum.
Per chance are you using a Intel graphics chipset? if you are try this
as it worked for me. sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
Option "AccelMethod" "uxa"
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