Re: How to determine cause of computer freezing.

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--- On Wed, 12/10/08, Tom Horsley <[email protected]> wrote:

> From: Tom Horsley <[email protected]>
> Subject: Re: How to determine cause of computer freezing.
> To: [email protected]
> Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 5:29 AM
> On Wed, 10 Dec 2008 05:12:17 -0800 (PST)
> Antonio Olivares wrote:
> 
> > Suggestions/Comments are very much appreciated and
> welcomed.
> 
> I can only guess here, but something like EDID info going
> funny might be the video card (or video chip if it is
> onboard video) overheating. You could try opening the
> case and pointing a fan at it to see if the problem
> disappears.
> 
> You might also want to download memtest86+ from
> http://www.memtest.org/ and run it for an hour or
> two just to make sure your memory is OK.
> 
> -- 


Memory is fine.  Just Fedora 10 x86_64 does not like this machine :(

I hope that a new kernel will fix it, I have run Slax before like for 3 days straight with copy2ram option, got online and checked mails and all, watched movies and all no problems.  I thought I had figured it out in Fedora, by booting with acpi=off, the machine also ran well, but for some reason or another as soon as I got online and started surfing with Firefox, the machine froze and could not do anything :(

CTRL+ALT+F2 to switch to a terminal, CTRL+ALT+BACKPACE, CTRL+ALT+DELETE do not work. Machine just freezes.  Sending this from Slax, just a thought.  

Thanks for trying to help :)

Regards,

Antonio 


      

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