Weird installation problem (freezing)

Matthias Heiler heiler at
Sat Jun 18 09:34:14 UTC 2005

Iosif Chatzimichail <afonic at> writes:

> This is a rather weird system, right now I am facing a problem with
> the USB mouse (freezing and it needs disconnection and then connect
> again to work again). Some guys solved it by setting acpi off but I
> already have that. 

I had that on a different architecture (Dell Latitude D610 notebook)
and couldn't find a fix.  When I manually upgraded to the latest
linux-image-2.6.12-1-686 kernel from breezy it went away.  I
downloaded the .deb file from ubuntu packages and ran "dpgk -i
filename" to get it installed.

(I had to do this upgrade anyway since earlier kernels would run
extremely unstable on the machine, causing frequent random freezes.
The new kernel runs better: It's not as stable as Windows, but


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