clem wrote:There could be a lot of different reasons why the computer freezes. It's usually either hardware or drivers related. In the second case if you think your 3D support is dodgy, just go and edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf, comment out "load dri" and "load glx" and replace whatever driver it's using with "vesa". That basically means no 3D at all... but it also could mean no more freezes.
I noticed this on a Compaq Presario 1715AP.
I think that if you don't have a separate Prtscr/Sysreq key this may not be possible
alanMor wrote:So if i actually shut down with the power can i damage the hard drive??? cuz i did that (before i read this thread ) and now my laptop doesn't want to boot and its making a strange noise....
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