Skype freeze

Marius Gedminas marius at
Sun Nov 26 13:36:19 UTC 2006

On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 05:09:30PM +0100, Mauro Grauso wrote:
> Confirmed. I have the same problem (except for the factthat the
> computer hangs for several seconds, not minutes).
> I presume it is something related to the audio output.

My coworker experiences Skype-related whole-laptop freezes for several seconds.
Just after a freeze dmesg shows "BUG: soft lockup detected" and that
message is followed by ipw3945 errors:

Could it be network related?

Marius Gedminas
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