[ubuntu-studio-users] Random total lockups, Ubuntu Studio 17.04, getting increasingly frequent :(

Brian b_lists at patandbrian.org
Sun Sep 24 23:46:29 UTC 2017

On 09/21/2017 10:23 AM, Brian wrote:
> On 09/19/2017 08:50 AM, Charlie wrote:
> For anybody still following this :-
> 1) The problem was unaffected by a downgrade to 16.04 LTS.
> 2) I'm becoming more and more convinced that I'm actually dealing with
> some kind of hardware problem, i.e. a defective component of my PC
> rather than an Ubuntu-related problem. I've got a couple of ideas for
> things to try, if one of them is successful in stopping the lockups I
> will post again to confirm that it wasn't an Ubuntu problem.

I did try tweaking the BIOS setup to move the video frame down below
the 4GB boundary (it was set to be above). No difference. The next
thing is to try a standalone video card rather than the onboard
graphics, so I'm waiting for that nice Mr. Amazon to extract his digit
and deliver one.


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