Gutsy crashes - Any popular reasons / any log that could help me identify the cause

Marius Gedminas marius at
Tue Nov 27 17:26:35 UTC 2007

On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 07:52:23AM -0800, Sathish Sundar wrote:
> Recently got Gutsy installed in my Inspiron 6000 laptop (Dual boot
> with XP). Installed it fine, but Gutsy freezes often. Once while using
> firefox, once during GIMP.. Is there a way to identify the cause for
> these freezes/crashes. I am having to reboot whenever this happens.

I tend to suspect buggy graphics drivers.  Or the hardware (a long run
of memtest86 can check for this).

> When I used Redhat many years back, I used to kill and restart the
> gnome by moving to the text terminal. But the keyboard also gets stuck
> in this case.

Marius Gedminas
Linux. Where do you want to go tomorrow?
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