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Old 07-31-2004, 10:12 AM   #1
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laptop freezes


Hello,

Re-installed Mandrake 9.9 (2.4) and having a problem with the unit freezing up after about 15-20 minutes. Must do a hard boot to recover.

Looked in dmesg and syslog for any signs of a problem and the only thing/s there are;
1) - APCI is broken in the BIOS (I don't believe is the issue - but - what do I know)
2) - usbdevfs: remount parameter error

Should I be looking for something more or somewhere else for additional system information??

I'm getting ready to upgrade the kernel (to 2.6.6) and wonder if I should just upgrade and hope for the best or resolve the issues first ??

All assistance is greatly appreciated.

Regards,
tomap
 
Old 07-31-2004, 11:11 AM   #2
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Old 08-01-2004, 09:44 AM   #3
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You should remove acpi from the kernel if it is broken. Acpi can throw all kinds of errors and lock your machine up if it is not running right.
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Old 08-02-2004, 10:27 AM   #4
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ya try the new kernel keeping your old....
 
  


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