dlkreations wrote:Are you running anything specific when this happens, or are you just sitting idle with no other programs running when this takes place?
sMash! wrote:Twice now over the last seven days, my laptop has suddenly and out of nowhere started to bog down severely. When I run sys monitor, it will show that one of the two cores will be running at or near 100%, and alternate over from moment to moment between cpu1 and cpu2....but when I check processes, nothing is running at more than 4%, totalled together?!? I tried shutting off compiz, restarting the computer several times, disabling wifi and disconnecting the LAN, quitting mintupdate, everything I could think of. It is currently still sitting here in front of me [i'm on my second lappy typing] running about as fast as a PII with Vista on it. Have had absolutely no problems with it over the last month or two, until now, and the first time I had it happen it just cleared up on it's own [after doing all of the above with no meaningful proof any of it was the culprit]. When it isn't happening, compiz runs likes it was made for this laptop though, every effect possible running without a hitch.
Any one have a similar experience, or know what could be causing it? Or can tell me what info I need to provide for others to troubleshoot? Thanks in advance.
LinuxMint 6 Felicia, fully updated
Nvidia 9600M GT
*edit*-shutting OFF system monitor made a slight improvement. And it isn't overheating, GPU was at a relatively cool 40'C.....
sMash! wrote:cant really see any of those logs being "huge" but i'll give it a try. is it safe to just delete all of the ".log" files in there?
and is there a way to tell which wireless cared I have without booting into windows, from Mint? I cant remember what card it is
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