Machine Hangs

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Fri Nov 7 19:22:18 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 12:38 AM, Chaman Singh Verma <csv610 at> wrote:
> Hello,
> For some unknown reasons, I observed that my machine hangs very frequently
> when using some GUI based
> 3D party software.
> Is there any way to kill the jobs. After hanging, I am unable to go to
> command line using ALT-F2 also. All the
> time, I have to resort to classical brute force i.e. Reboot the machine.
> So far, I was under the impression that hanging was the add-on feature of
> windows OS only.

As a side note to other's comments - is it your video card or CPU
overheating when it's working hard that might be causing your issue?

I'd check your cooling fans and remove the dust bunnies, and maybe see
if leaving the side off and a large fan blowing on your unit makes the
issue go away...  Not that that's a permanent fix, but it might be



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