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Old 07-11-2006, 12:45 PM   #1
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machine freezes with white screen

Hey Everyone
I just purchased a new 1013 notebook from MSI. I installed Ubuntu with KDE from the cd. I just download the alternative cd because I didn't want to play with the gui install. The machine install fine and "works" for some time. The machine with randomly freeze to a white screen. machine is completely frozen can't ctrl+alt+1 to switch to tty window. I even tried to kill X windows with Ctrl+alt+backspace and get nothing but the white screen.

Any ideas?

thanks everyone.
Old 07-11-2006, 08:36 PM   #2
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have you checked the logs for errors?
Old 07-11-2006, 10:26 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by boredandblogging
have you checked the logs for errors?
I'm a little bit of a newbie at troubleshooting problems in Linux. Where would I find the logs?


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