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Old 06-21-2013, 07:53 AM   #1
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System Crash


My system crashes at various times. Crashes occur at start-up. Crashes occur after closing one program and opening another, usually games.

Kernel: Linux 3.8.13-100.fc17.x86_64

Memory 3.7 GiB

Cpu: Amd 4450E

Obviously, my OS is Fedora 17. At start-up, I reach the "Plymouth symbol" the small spinning disk freezes and then the monitor shows diagonal lines. The keyboard and mouse do not respond. I have to turn off and on the power, and then reboot.

The same result occurs when switching programs, but sporadically.

What do I need to do to solve the problems? Is this a software or hardware problem?
 
Old 06-21-2013, 09:14 AM   #2
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Crashes occur at start-up. Crashes occur after closing one program and opening another, usually games.
maybe you have overheating problem? you can check that by installing one of the distibuted computing projects, preferably folding@home.
 
Old 06-21-2013, 10:13 AM   #3
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If you try running from a LiveCD other than Ubuntu, say, Linux Mint, then at least you can determine if it's hardware or software.
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:17 PM   #4
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maybe you have overheating problem? you can check that by installing one of the distibuted computing projects, preferably folding@home.
I appreciate your response. I replaced my USB mouse with a PS/2 mouse. I was able to download updates. So far, my system has not crashed.
 
  


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