my FC4 freezes in an unpredictable way

Nathan Grennan fedora-list at cygnusx-1.org
Mon Jun 20 21:37:52 UTC 2005


On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 12:03 -0700, BB Cao wrote:
> Dear All,
> 
> I just updated from FC3 to FC4 last week. I like FC
> very much! But one thing is pretty annoying after the
> updation, my FC4 just freezes now and then. My
> observation is that, if I don't use keyboard or mouse
> longer than 1-2 hours, it freezes probably 60% of all
> the times. The screensaver was already disabled. Any
> suggestion of how to get rid of it? Thank you very
> much!
> 
> BTW: After updation, I don't have "snapshot" function
> any more, I mean, it doesn't appear on my menu, how
> can I get it installed?

If you look through the archives you will find a thread titled FC4
freezes. In it I talk about my experience with FC4 freezing. I would
suggest installing the latest FC3 test kernel and seeing how it works
for you.

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/testing/3/i386/kernel-2.6.11-1.35_FC3.i686.rpm

Use "rpm -i --nodeps --oldpackage kernel-2.6.11-1.35_FC3.i686.rpm" to
install it. For me it boots without errors and fixes the freeze problem.




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