ubuntu hangs up

Sias Mey sias at cpdata.co.za
Mon Oct 6 09:13:57 BST 2008


On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 02:59:24PM -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> elmo wrote:
> > Felipe DOMINGUEZ wrote:
> >   
> >> Hello.
> >>
> >> I have experience a couple of hangs up on ubuntu 8.04 in the last two days.
> >> It just stop working. Not able to use the mouse, nothing. I had to shutdown
> >> the computer in both cases.
> >>
> >> I have done a search on google and it seems it happens often.
> >>
> >> is it there any patch that can be installed or any thing that can be done to
> >> avoid it?
> >>
> >> thanks.
> >> Felipe
> >>
> >>   
> >>     
> > Welcome to the club.   I've been having the same problem and in spite of 
> > all the "remedies" offered here, the problem is still there. 
> > I don't have any problem with 7.10 but 8.04 goes into total lockup, 
> > sometimes very soon after booting and sometimes it works perfectly for a 
> > long period before lockup and like you, the only exit from lockup is to 
> > do a shutdown.
> >
> > elmo
> >
> >
> >   
>     OK guys, we have what sounds like 3 kinds of Ubuntu hang up. So we 
> better get a handle on what the hang up is really like. Here are some 
> questions about what your hang up does:
> 
>     1. What do you see on your screen:
> 
> I see a cross hatch multi color screen.
> 
>     2. What does your keyboard do?
> 
> My keyboard appears dead. A Ctrl-Alt-F1 does nothing.
> 
>     3. What does your mouse do?
> 
> My mouse appears to not work at all.
> 
>     4. How do you fix the hang up?
> 
> I turn off my computer and then back up.
> 
> Please fill in your effects so we can see what the differences are.
> 
> Karl
> 
> 
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Hi guys ... I have had a long standing problem with 8.04 and my new
laptop.

I was able to narrown it down to Wireless network usage.

1. What do you see on your screen:
It simply freezes dead.


2. What does your keyboard do?
Nothing ... nothing responds to any in or outputs, even my sound goes
into a loop of the the noise it made. Seems to reply the soundbuffer
over and over.


3. What does your mouse do?
See above. 

4. How do you fix the hang up?
Reboot... with the power button nothing else works.


I have a RaLink RT2561/RT61 rev B 802.11g according to lspci.
Lots of volkes have had trouble with this card and the new drivers. Slow
speeds and low signal. Changeing to other drivers managed to fix the
problem for me... but I eventually went back to just not using wireless
with the broken drivers. I dont think I ever saw anybody else with the
same problem.

cheers, and woohoo for my first post to the mailing list.




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