Re: Xorg freezes, crashes, locks, shoots and leaves
From: James Wilkinson (james_at_westexe.demon.co.uk)
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 17:46:23 +0100 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gene Smith wrote:
> The problem is that X seems to just freeze up at random times. Sometimes
> it goes for days with no problem. Sometimes it is twice in one day, like
> today. It also seems to be more frequent (possibly) with the latest
> kernel 2.6.8-1.521 (and I have kept completely updated with yum).
> My driver is the default nvidia for a GeForce3 Ti 200 card and system is
> 500Mhz Athlon with 384M memory. It has run other linux systems for years
> with no problem, e.g., RH 7.2, Debian.
> By "freeze" I mean the keyboard and mouses button do nothing, only the
> mouse cursor moves. The system does not really crash. The freeze is
> never associated with doing any particular thing, AFAICT.
> I can go run vncviewer from another box and it comes up and works fine.
> After "killall -9 X" I can then login again and it goes again. I have
> seen this with KDE and GNOME (but I typically just run KDE).
Sorry, is that the default "nv" driver that comes with Fedora, or the
closed-source one that Nvidia provides?
Were you using the equivalent driver in RH 7.2 and Debian? The same
Any chance you can try the vesa driver?
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