Fedora 7 freezes two or three times per day
the.dawning.sky at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 02:19:59 UTC 2007
On 7/23/07, Rogue <roguexz at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Dawning Sky wrote:
> > On 6/21/07, William Case <billlinux at rogers.com> wrote:
> > I'm experiencing this freeze too. I've disabled irqbalance, put
> > "noirqbalance" in the kernel parameters, removed compiz. But my F7
> > system still freezes a few times a day.
> > It appears related to the desktop environment. I can leave it there
> > for weeks, with server processes running. But if I sit there and
> > using the desktop environment, it then freezes frequently. Nothing in
> > the log files.
> > I'm running F7 x86_64, with AMD X2 and the latest nVidia driver. I've
> > run memtest for hours without errors. The kernel version is
> > 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.
> > DS
> Same here. I have these random freezes on my laptop and since I do not
> have another m/c to access it, I am completely hosed :-(
> The mouse & keyboard do not respond. I wanted to use compiz but then the
> system would freeze more often.
> I believe the problem is strongly related to the graphics driver. I have
> a ATI M300 => radeon300 driver.
> During the recent freezes, the only application that could have caused
> an issue was Thunderbird's notification mechanism (which brings up a popup)
> This behavior is definitely not acceptable. But what frustrates me the
> most is the absence of any logs!!!! (Arghhh!!) Any hope of logging a bug
> so that developers could fix the issue is lost.
> Does any one know how I could capture these error messages? What are the
> parameters to generate logs for the graphics drivers?
I updated to the latest 2.6.22 kernel and my machine still freezes on
me. So now I'm using the "nv" driver. I'll see if it still freezes.
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