10.04 LTS system locking when viewing Flash content

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Tue Oct 12 05:45:30 UTC 2010

On Tuesday, October 12, 2010 01:36 PM, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-10-12 at 13:32 +0800, Christopher Chan wrote:
>>> Sorry about that too. I suck at asking for help apparently lol.
>>> The laptop is an Acer 5100 with an ATI Radeon XPress 1100.  To be
>>> honest, I'm not really sure what drivers I'm using. I know I enabled
>>> restricted software so I assume I'm using either an official ATI driver
>>> or whatever came with Ubuntu.
>> :-D. I was kind of expecting to see you say that you have an ATI. Grep
>> for fglrx or taints in /var/log/dmesg in a terminal.
> Yeah, I have heard about some issues with ATI. But when I grep for
> either of the terms, they're not there. So does that mean I'm not
> running the ATI driver? Does having no returned results mean anything or
> just that I don't have the official driver?

It probably does mean that you are not using a binary driver. This might 
be a case for a bug report. I wonder if /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old holds 
anything....could you post the contents on pastebin.ubuntu.com?

Then you can try using AMD's binary driver to see if things improve.

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