Blue screen of death

Máirín Duffy duffy at
Tue Jul 27 14:58:41 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 10:44 -0400, Alex wrote:
> Hi,
> As if to say, "F"-you, the screen changed from my normal desktop, with
> Firefox, Azureus, a few terminals, and a few VMs running, to a solid
> blue screen with just the Fedora squiggly 'F' in the middle of the
> screen, and the whole computer locked up.
> Completely dead. Catatonic. Unresponsive. Nothing in the logs.
> What the hell happened?
> This is really aggravating, because it has been one problem after
> another, and I'm beginning to rethink my decision on this desktop.

Sounds like your machine started going into suspend / hibernate /

Did you close the lid? Did you set it to suspend on lid close?


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