FC5 freeze

Norm norm at workingtools.ca
Mon Sep 11 23:28:04 UTC 2006

On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 18:43:31 +1000
Tony Crouch <acrouch2 at une.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi All, 
> I am just wanting to seek some advice and recommendations as to what
> is different between Windows (XP SP2 + all latest updates) and FC5 (+
> latest yum updates).
> My notebook which is a dual boot system with FC5 and XP, has (again)
> randomly begun freezing while running FC5. If I am using FC5 it can
> freeze at any moment, if I am using XP will is guaranteed not to
> freeze.
> I am at a loss to explain it. I have always thought it was a hardware
> fault, but if it is, shouldn't it happen under both operating systems?
> I am guessing now the fault is something in relation to how FC5 is
> accessing or utilising the resources of the notebook. Does anyone have
> any thoughts / opinions on this?
> I have run details diagnostics on RAM, HDD, battery, etc etc and they
> have all come up OK.
> Cheers, 
> Tony
I find this problem seems to be associated with using any thing other
than the default set up for a screen saver

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