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Perf samples too long, lowering kernel.perf_event_max_sample rate to

My machine freezes from time to time and I can get it working back by pressing the space key. I have this problem since two weeks now, but it was just once per day max. Now it's starting to be many ...
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Apple “Magic” Trackpad freezes within one minute in Fedora 20/KDE. Any ideas?

I suffer similar issues as others have posted here re: the Apple trackpad...this despite having installed the synaptics trackpad driver from the Fedora 20 repos. Two finger vertical scroll only ...
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Notebook boot freezes into “white” screen after graphics driver update

Today I have updated my graphics card driver. Now my notebook always freezes and stucks in a black screen that becomes white after a while (white lines, artifacts, etc.). My OS is Kubuntu 13.04 and my ...
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linux centOs 6.3 GUI freezes with “tpm_tis error”

All of a sudden(1 yr after install), My CentOS 6.3 has frozen after getting into GUI mode. Just after the GRUB boot manager switched to run the OS, I saw the error message "tpm_tis 00:00: ...
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211 views

Linux Mint Firefox Freezing all day long

I'll be on some basic websites and then firefox will just freeze. I click the x on the top right and it asks me to save and quit and that works. It closes. I then reopen. This cycle has been my ...
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Debian 7 kernel 3.13.6 - kworker freezes for no reason and takes several processes with it

I have been wracking my brain trying to figure this out. My Linux server will, at random, decide to just hang everything and it is only ONE kworker thread that does it. First the kworker thread ...
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Short hang on each new window and each closed window in Linux / Gnome Shell

Every time I open a new window on screen, the entire display freezes for 3 seconds. Every time a window is closed, the entire display freezes for 3 seconds. The first few windows after reboot are ...
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No usable keyboard after upgrade to systemd-210

I'm using Arch Linux and I've just updated to systemd-210 since it added the support for the keyboard backlight sav/restore my Macbook Air needed. After having done the update, though, my keyboard is ...
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1answer
119 views

Lenovo Thinkpad E430 Running Linux Freezes Seemingly Randomly

My Lenovo Thinkpad E430 is running Xubuntu 12.04, and has been since April of 2013 (when I bought the laptop). For the past several weeks, my laptop has been freezing seemingly randomly. I started ...
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Arch Linux Live CD Fails to boot on Dell PowerEdge

one of my friends is trying to run a Minecraft server off of his old Dell PowerEdge server and wanted to get rid of Windows Server 2003 in favor of Arch Linux. After he burned a CD he was able to get ...
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106 views

System frequently hangs/freezes with all processes in D state

When I am browsing the web with chromium (with lots of tabs/images/etc.) or running virtual machines with kvm, occasionally (at least a few times a day) my system will suddenly become unresponsive for ...
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64 views

Misterious freeze on odroid-u2 running debian

Unfortunately I have had problems in the last month with my ODROID-U2. This is a mini computer from hardkernel that boats on a SD-card. My problem is, after a certain time my mini-computer stops, it ...
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1answer
234 views

Computer freezes on cold boot

I have a problem which started about 3 weeks ago. Each time I boot my computer for the first time of the day, it will freeze around 1 hour after the boot. It happens independently of the OS in use ...
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PPTP VPN freezes

My pptp VPN freezes every couple of hours. The connection itself is not aborted, but I can't use the internet. I can still see RX packets goes up, but not the TX packets ppp0 Link ...
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96 views

Temperature log with acpi -t

I had system freezes with my HP Pavilion when using Linux (at the moment I use Debian, Ubuntu showed the same behavior). HP support forum suggests that the error is related to temperature control. So ...
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1answer
131 views

Vim keeps freezing/hanging when scrolling out of bounds

My Vim keeps flashing and freezing (not sure if right word to use) whenever I scroll out of bounds (go too far on ANYTHING). Ex: If I'm on line 1 and try to move up / on the last line and try to ...
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1answer
115 views

How to make Linux reliably boot on multi-cpu machines?

I've got two machines, one with 4x12 AMD Opteron cores (AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 6176), one with 2x8 Xeon cores (HT disabled; Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 0 @ 2.20GHz). On both machines I experience ...
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64 views

Fedora 18 freezes when I move my mouse over 'Activities' tab

Sometimes when I move my mouse over 'Activities' tab (in the up left corner of the screen), Fedora just freezes. I have to force shutdown by pressing power button. I am not sure, but it always happens ...
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204 views

Freezes using either Debian or Mint with KDE

Summary: PC freezes randomly, using it or not, under Debian & Mint latest's versions with KDE, 64 bits. It was working perfectly with Windows 8. What could be the problem??? Full analysis: 1) ...
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increase desktop responsiveness on linux while swapping

All GNU/Linux distributions I tested so far have the problem that whenever the ram gets filled and the system begins swapping, the whole desktop and graphical user interface becomes unresponsive as ...
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212 views

SSH freezing with ControlPersist on

I recently enabled ControlMaster and ControlPersist in SSH so that it reuses and multiplexes connections for speed. The config is: ControlMaster auto ControlPath /tmp/ssh_mux_%h_%p_%r ControlPersist ...
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1answer
298 views

Can Dual Channel RAMs from different manufacturers cause freezes?

I recently bought a Samsung series 3 laptop and it had two RAM slots with one free and one with ADATA 2GB 1RX8 PC3-12800S-11 DDR3-1600MHz CL11 RAM in it. Since my Ubuntu 13.04 was running slow when ...
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Depmod freezing up after bcwml-kernel-source install failure

I recently installed an a new piece of networking hardware into my Ubuntu/Windows dual boot PC. Windows worked as expected with the new hardware, but when I installed the necessary drivers for Ubuntu, ...
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1answer
412 views

How to force Ubuntu/Debian/Mint to unload modules at suspend-to-disk?

I put a DVB-T card into the computer, and now the system hangs at suspend to disk. CTRL-ALT-DEL does not work, hard reset is necessary. I have a faint memory of the trick being to remove the modules ...
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1answer
471 views

Debug mouse freezing on Ubuntu

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my work desktop for a few months. Yesterday, I started having issues with my USB mouse. Whenever I type for a while, and I try to move the mouse afterwards, it ...
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1answer
95 views

How to tell if SQLite is frozen?

I have created a file with a list of approximately 8 million import statements to be imported into an SQLite database. I have been redirecting errors to a file. Every few thousand lines there is an ...
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1answer
112 views

Why system still hangs/slows after process is finished?

My OS is Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. I have experienced this issue for a long time, with all previous versions of Ubuntu as well. If I launch a process, which takes up all the memory and when finished, the ...
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Can a process be frozen temporarily in linux?

I was wondering if there is a way to freeze any process for a certain amount of time? What I mean is that: is it possible for one application (probably running as root) to pause the execution of ...
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Error in Ubuntu, what does this mean?

Got this on my machine. I was just browsing the web on Chrome and my computer froze. I recently just built this machine. I have a feeling it is a hardware problem... Possibly one of my parts arrived ...
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271 views

Linux Mint 13 (64) freeze with USB modem

I have an iBurst modem and a driver I installed from here: http://lelanthran.com/deranged/?p=132 I'm running Mint 13 (64 Bit) - so it's the 3.2 kernel version. After plugging in the USB modem - it ...
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1answer
616 views

My Ubuntu laptop swap cache to disk freeze my system

My laptop is Thinkpad x220, 4G ram, harddisk is 7200rpm, installed with Ubuntu 12.04, using Unity desktop. When I open eclipse and chrome, they eat about 2G memory. Here is the free -m result: ...
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338 views

Ubuntu Linux freezes after boot up

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu Linux 11.04 under Lenovo G570, when I choose Ubuntu Linux 11.04 in grub menu, Ubuntu freezes in a black screen and even hiting ctrl+alt+f1-f10 didn't make any ...
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Laptop freezes. Could be OS or laptop, don't know

Model: Toshiba Satellite A205-S5809 OS: Linux Mint 12 Okay, I've read quite a few posts but none of them seem to solve my problem. Some things I've tired: Remove battery, unplug, hold down power ...
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How to fix hard lockups (mentioning some IRQ) in my Eeepc laptop (running Linux)?

My EeePC 1015PEM tends to block sometimes (approximately once per 2 days). Even _ cursor in (modesetted) text mode does not blink. After rebooting (unless battery and adaptor was removed) it shows the ...
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1answer
706 views

Ubuntu crashing with NVidia GeForce 550 Ti

I have an Asus motherboard p8z68-V motherboard with an NVidia GeForce 550 Ti plugged in. The system boots just fine when I'm using the onboard graphics, but when I plug in the GeForce and use that, it ...
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1answer
502 views

Windows XP freezes on welcome screen after resizing partitions

I am using Windows XP and Linux on a dual boot system and after resizing the partitions, Windows hangs just before login. I shrank the Linux partition and enlarged the Windows partition using GParted. ...
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1answer
135 views

Server seems alive - but won't run any commands

I recognise that I will probably have no choice but to force reset the server in question, but I wonder if anyone can offer any insight as to why this is happening. I can ssh into my Virtual Private ...
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446 views

Firefox freezes for about 10 seconds at startup

Every time I launch Firefox and go visiting some websites, I notice it freezes for about 10 seconds. Not always in the same websites, but it always happens sometime in the first 2 or 3 minutes of ...
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1answer
630 views

Linux (All distributions) completely freeze [closed]

My system completely freeze after a random time. I don't know when this happens but on average every hours. The mouse doesn't move at all. Strangely the "restart" button on my computer doesn't work ...
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How to get back the control of the screen/keyboard on my Linux system

I have a Linux system running (Debian). It is working perfectly from a remote point of view. I can ssh in it, it has the imap running correctly, and a couple of kvm systems running (I can also ssh to ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Linux froze in VirtualBox

I am working on the newest version of Ubuntu Linux on VirtualBox under a 64-bit Windows 7 host. When I was working, VirtualBox froze, and I hadn't saved my work in Ubuntu. What should I do? (This ...
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How can I avoid that cp freezes my OS?

I am using cp to copy data like so: cp -r from_here to_there When I do that, my computer freezes and unfreezes periodically. I have 4 CPUs installed and the HD is connected via SATA. from_here and ...
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Linux Arch on ARM - Random USB drive “freeze”

I'm running a Linux Box on a Seagate Free Agent Dockstar, very limited machine but more than able to do what I need, which is true most of the times... I have the operating system on a flash drive ...
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How to freeze the clock for a specific task?

For example, # clock-pause # touch a # touch b # convert -draw `date` text_draw.gif # clock-resume Or, simply # freeze-exec sh -c 'touch a; touch b; convert -draw `date` text_draw.gif' The ...
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515 views

How to diagnose computer freezing problem

I have a laptop (a Medion from Aldi) that tends to hang quite often - so often, in fact, that several attempts to install Windows XP or Ubuntu on it have all failed. However, I am able to boot and ...
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1answer
383 views

Computer freezes for 2+ seconds, mouse still moves

I have this problem on my workstation. The computer would effectively freeze for 2-5 seconds for no apparent reason, then continue as normal. While frozen the mouse would still be movable, but only on ...
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1answer
527 views

Why does the SSD on my Linux system fail?

Sometimes while I am gone for work or for the weekend, my main Ubuntu machine that I use as a desktop and personal server will become hung up. This only started happening after I put in an OCZ SSD. ...
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What do do when Linux gui freezes

I'm running Gnome with compiz in Ubuntu 10.04. Sometimes the gui will freeze. I can move the mouse, but I can't interact with programs. The only thing I can do is go to a terminal window with ...
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5answers
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How to fix USB mouse freeze in Ubuntu 10.04 or Fedora 13?

I'm just starting out using linux and so I installed Ubuntu to a hard disk. I noticed that after 30 minutes or so, the mouse pointer would simply stop moving while the keyboard was o.k. Exact same ...
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4answers
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Unable to debug/reproduce Ubuntu crash

I am generally stumped with this Ubuntu crash I am having. The machine freezes, mouse does not move. Cant escape to a terminal, cannot quit X, Apport reports nothing. I am have been trying for weeks ...