Random Lockups Anyone?

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 08:42:29 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 1:42 AM, Tejas Dinkar <tejasdinkar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone else have this issue of X suddenly locking up at Random
> Things?
> I'm not sure if it's a bug with my Graphics Driver (probably is), but it
> only seems to happen in KDE, and never with GNOME (even with Desktop
> Effects off)
> My symtoms are that KDE (and X in general) suddenlly locks up. The mouse
> may be moved for a few seconds. If I try sshing in and killing X, or
> pressing the power button to shut down, then my caps lock button starts
> blinking (Kernel Panic). Since KDE 4.2, the frequency with which these
> lock ups happen is going up.
> Does anyone know what might be wrong/a workaround?
> I'm using a
> VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960
> Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
> rpm -q xorg-x11-drv-i810 kdelibs kdebase-workspace kdebase-runtime
> xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.5.0-4.fc10.i386
> kdelibs-4.2.0-10.fc10.i386
> kdebase-workspace-4.2.0-8.fc10.i386
> kdebase-runtime-4.2.0-6.fc10.i386

I've been getting hard lockups. But they are really hard, the entire
system freezes... I believe that mine are due to a new NIC I put in

On my machine with KDE 4.2, I have seen no lockups yet.

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