[ubuntu-us-mi] Freezing Ubuntu

Jeff Hanson jhansonxi at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 19:21:24 BST 2009

On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Gary Young<gyoung9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had installed Ubuntu on a friends computer a few weeks ago . Now it is
> starting to freeze on him . I was wondering has any one experience this
> before ? . If so what was the fix ? .

Start by checking for hardware problems.  Dirt, loose cables, bad
memory (run memtest from the Grub menu at boot), loose cards, failing
hard drives (install smartmontools and run smartctl /dev/sda | less).

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