bshlists at rogers
Sep 6, 2004, 10:35 AM
Post #3 of 4
On Mon, 06 Sep 2004 05:10:41 +0200
Olivier Mathiasin <oliv [at] mathiasin> wrote:
> Mark Kamichoff wrote:
> >>Symptoms include frozen display, or it won't wake up on key presses
> >if >the monitors are in standby. No response from keyboard or mouse,
> >and I >can't change to the console. I can however SSH in from another
> >PC, see X >consuming 99% of the CPU cycles and kill it (only with
> >signal 9 though). >Then GDM restarts and I can log back in and
> >everything is fine...>
> >I've encountered the same problem, every couple of days. However, it
> >only seems to manifest itself when I'm using the Xvideo extension,
> >when using Xine or MPlayer. After X locks up, the audio track from
> >the movie/clip keeps playing, which was pretty creepy, the first time
> >it happened.
> >This has been happening for awhile, through NVidia's 5xxx and 6xxx
> >drivers. I believe it only started happening since I switched to DVI
> >output on my video card. That still sounds like an NVidia problem,
Just tried this and as I started qtorrent I just got another lockup. :-(
Still no solution for me. Two things I've notice that lock up my
system are torrent based programs or running heavy network such as ftp.
I've also had lock-ups with no X running. I'm baffled.