sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Tue Apr 14 22:48:25 UTC 2009
Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
> I installed Intrepid recently. From time to time, and increasingly so
> I think, the application I am using goes dim, brightens, then may go dim
> again, sometimes freezing. The system becomes very sluggish, the
> processor is at 100%. If I reboot things usually get better for a
> while. Sounds like a video card issue. I am using a Dell 600m. I have
> about 5 gigs of space left, which should be enough for swapping. 375
> megs of memory. I did not have this problem in Hardy.
> Any suggestions appreciated.
by any chance are you using desktop effects? ive had the same problem
before on underpowered cards/chipset. disabling effects always worked
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