screensaver freezes system totally
jesus.aneiros at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 10:53:55 UTC 2010
Perhaps you could enable SSH (sudo aptitude install openssh-server) and ssh
into the machine to see what's happening when the system freezes again.
On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 5:45 AM, pete <peter.smout at o2.co.uk> wrote:
> On 07/07/10 14:56, A. Kromic wrote:
> > On 05/07/10 13:25, pete wrote:
> >> ...
> >> Namely when the screen-saver has been running for about 20mins it
> >> freezes completely, and becomes totally unresponsive, only thing left is
> >> a hard reset!
> >> ...
> > I have experienced a similar problem, it's 10.04 AMD64, an I use Compiz
> > and screensaver was 3D; however, my GPU is Intel's. It doesn't really
> > lock the whole system, just the screen, and even like that, windows
> > temporarily showed when I used Alt+Tab. They wouldn't stay, but it was
> > enough to bring up a terminal window and blindly pkill the screensaver...
> > Best regards,
> > A. Kromic
> This problem has reared it head again, his machine only had 'wobbly
> windows' activated. good news this time i was there to check the logs!
> the system log said it was running 'cron' as root then it stated that
> 'no one cares, try booting without irq module' prior to freeze up.
> All of which means nothing except that we do care! a brief bit of
> googleing only digs up posts from 2001 / 2002 and are far to technical
> for me to follow!
> so my question is this why has this old (?) problem resurfaced now and
> only on his machine, would following such an outdated solution work on
> newer versions?
> any help at all we would be grateful!
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