Ubuntu freezes randomly
sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Sun May 25 14:47:03 UTC 2008
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Tony Arnold wrote:
| Aaron wrote:
|> Pat Brown wrote:
|>> I have a problem with Ubuntu freezing for no apparent reason. It's not
|>> like I'm running any RAM intensive programs - this morning I had
|>> Konquerer open, Thunderbird and OpenOffice. Konquerer was on The
|>> Network looking at the long range forecast, and the whole system froze.
|>> I can't do anything except a hard reboot. I can't even open a terminal.
|>> I'm fully patched. I'm on a a Compaq Presario C700, with 512 MB and1.73
|>> Ghz. Even when it's not freezing it often slows down and the screen
|>> gray out for several seconds before coming back. When it's in this
|>> I can't do anything.
| Just a wild guess, but do you have a swap file? You can check by running
| swapon -s
| in a terminal.
have you verified its not a hardware issue or overheating? sounds alot
like what happens when a laptop I have overheats. Checked
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