10.04 LTS system locking when viewing Flash content

Anthony Papillion papillion at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 06:00:54 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-10-12 at 13:45 +0800, Christopher Chan wrote:
> On Tuesday, October 12, 2010 01:36 PM, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> >> :-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.

So I grep'd the /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old and there are no hits returned
on that either. Odd. So I'll go and grab AMD's driver and see if it
helps and file a bug report on the driver I have installed.

I'll report back by tomorrow if the official driver works better. Thanks
for the help!


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