freezing up

Hervé Fache Herve at lucidia.net
Tue Dec 12 11:40:02 UTC 2006


Try disabling the screen savers, just to see what happens... Are you
using Skype?

Also, after restarting the computer, please have a look at the
/var/log/kern.log and /var/log/messages files and search for 'BUG'.
Send us the result!

Hervé.

On 12/11/06, helen johnson <helenjohns40 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-12-11 at 21:28 +0000, Steve Flynn wrote:
> > On 11/12/06, helen johnson <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?
> >
> > --
> > Steve   thank you for ur kind reply steve" well to be right honest
> > with you I am computer dumb, and dont realy understand what acpi
> > means,...when it dose this,freez up i mean, it just sits there with
> > what ever i was doing on it,like the web site still open! just like a
> > still frame picture" mouse curser wont move" key bord dead", only
> > thing to do is reach over and push the on/off button, and let it
> > reboot,...and sometimes it will last for a while and die again!
> > Despair - It's always darkest just before it goes pitch black...
>
>
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