Core 3 Freezes at 1.st start of X after install
fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Wed Feb 16 22:50:38 UTC 2005
> Don't try to fry your HW. if you have Hyperthreading in processor
> simply disable it in BIOS, then it will be a smooth run, if you want
> to see the previous matter again enable HT in BIOS again and see it.
> I have the same problem so far I could not find a remedy for it. Good
> Luck ! Mohan
I don't have hyperthreading, but don't want to chance frying the
internals of the laptop.
I changed my computer habits to prevent getting the lockups.
I noticed a posting related to the same video card, then decided to test it.
>>> Just tested this problem out on rawhide with the latest
>>> everything. It appears that switching to a virtual terminal, then
>>> back to the GUI locks up the computer, puts the fan into high
>>> speed mode, emits a smell of overheated silicon.
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