ljpino at grm.net
Mon Dec 11 23:40:14 UTC 2006
Steve Flynn wrote:
> On 11/12/06, *helen johnson* <helenjohns40 at bellsouth.net
> <mailto:helenjohns40 at bellsouth.net>> wrote:
> hi, could anyone tell me what to do to stop the freezing up?
> I am running ubuntu Linux mint edgy 6.10 on a hp pavilion, a 264
> w, with
> amd athalon xp,..but it happens with all the Linux distros I load up!
> and it takes time after time trying, to install Linux! please help??
> When you say "freezing up" is there no response at all from the
> machine. Do the keyboard lights work, for example, after the machine
> has locked?
> Is there anything in the syslog?
> What are your boot parameters? ACPI enabled or not?
> Despair - It's always darkest just before it goes pitch black...
Also, when does it freeze up? If you have a problematic video card,
even your choice of screensaver could be causing you trouble. It will
take a little more info for people to help.
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