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I recently got a lenovo laptop (T 430S).
A couple of times while I was on xfce the system would
freeze and none of the Alt+Ctrl+Bkspace or
Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get to the root terminal or even
Ctrl+Alt+Del would work. I'd have to turn off the power.
When this occurred I had firefox open (with at most 3 or
4 tabs) and one or two X terminals, a mounted external
My RAM is 4GB, the graphic card is an Intel
and the system is slackware 14.0
Problem is I'm afraid it happens randomly. I was wondering whether it's software-related or some faulty hardware.
Does anybody have a clue?
I had same lockups with the default kernel in 14.0 but I upgraded it to 3.8.x and have not had any issues. I did not upgrade any of the xorg bits either.
I had the same exact issue. I'm running a core i7 desktop with 16GB RAM.
Installed Slackware 14 on a spare hard drive 4 days ago, and it would lock up after 1-20 minutes.
So I downloaded kernel 3.9.2, the huge config from Slackware repositories online, and compiled that.
System is stable and doesn't lock up anymore!