Random freezes in Kubuntu

Willy Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Tue May 12 11:52:16 UTC 2009

2009/5/12 Willy Hamra <w.hamra1987 at gmail.com>:
> 2009/5/11 Eric Marquez <eamner at yahoo.com>:
>> @Steven:
>> Thanks for your answer. And thanks for the tip, I'll try it. Where exactly
>> should I place that line (pci=nomsi )? do you mean in the Grub menu?
>> @Ric:
>>  Thanks for your answer... your approach is interesting but, if the problem
>> should be Power Supply, why doesn't it happen in Windows (remember I have a
>> dual boot), and why didn't it happen when I had kde3?
>> @Lamanary Ramos de Pina:
>>  Lamanary: thanks for the link. It's very interesting and it's the first
>> time I see this problem categorized as Bug. All the descriptions of the
>> problem are not exactly as mine, so I'm not sure that's exactly my case, but
>> anyway I'll subscribe to that bug and try to participate. I'll do anything
>> to solve this problem.
damn, need to proof read better next time:

> from my experience with computers, though you said windows and KDE3
> were fine, is that such freezes occur with hardware problems
> concerning hard disk drives and CD drives.
> my computer for instance, freezes completely if i insert a damage or
> scratched CD, nothing, even ther mouse stops moving until i click
> eject.
> since i do a lot of maintenance for people, i attack foreign hard
attack? attach*
> disks a lot to my system, sometime SATA sometime the old PATA, in both
> cases, a hard disk with some bad sectors, connector probrlms or any
> kind of misbehaving, generaly stuff that lets the HD take a long time
> to respond (if it ever responded) freezes the whole system till the
> response is given, and in many times, to save my system (i know it's
> very unrecommended)  i just resort to unplugging the hard disk from
> the board connectors to be able to get my system back and shut it down
> properly.
> your problem could be totally unrelated to this kind of hardware
> issues, but for a start to diagnose, are you using the same hard disk,
> same partition as when you were using KDE3?
> hope this helps
> --
> Willy K. Hamra
> Manager of Hamra Information Systems
> Co. Manager of Zeina Computers and Billy Net.

Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computers and Billy Net.

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