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I have finally made it through the install of Mandrake 9.1 without any errors. Now when I am using the computer (using KDE) I get random lockups and sometimes it will kick over to a black screen with the monitor LED flashing.
I have had somewhat similar problems in WIN XP pro, but not nearly as frequently.
I am running Mandrake 9.1, Athlon T-Bird 1GHz, ATI All-In-Wonder Radeon 7500. It seems to mostly do this after searches, or when using the menu bar.
Only thing I can think of is that the drivers for your ATI may be buggy. From what I hear driver support still isn't really bugfree.
Have you tried sending ATI a mail?
I don't think it's Mandrake's nor KDE's fault as you have probs in windoze too.
I reinstalled Mandrake 9.1. During the configuration I added the mem=nopentium to the LILO setup. Now a short time after it boots, the screen will lockup except for the mouse. I can move the mouse anywhere, but my clicks do nothing.
The only things I changed during this install was to add to the LILO config, and to add a few extra items to the install.
My video card appeared to be detected correctly, and i am using the default resolution and number of colors.
I am dual booting with Windows XP. I really like the experiences that I have had with Mandrake 9.1 so far except for these instability issues.
What should I do to fix this situation?
And what should I do when the computer locksup like that? (push reset?)
Help me if you can.