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Re: (SOLVED)mint 14 freezing up?? a lot and my system locks

Postby podagee on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:08 pm

so far so good even when i unplug power and plug back in,there is no freezing.now im gonna install the new kernel.
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Re: (SOLVED)mint 14 freezing up?? a lot and my system locks

Postby podagee on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:34 pm

BTW i think you meant kernel 3.6.3 as 3.7.3 is not for quantal(12.10) it is only for raring(13.04).
i am going to give 3.6.3 a go.
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Re: (SOLVED)mint 14 freezing up?? a lot and my system locks

Postby podagee on Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:16 pm

nope,3.6.3 kernel only lets me use the 1024xx display and it is really buggy and laggy
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Re: (SOLVED)mint 14 freezing up?? a lot and my system locks

Postby Gagnrath on Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:51 pm

I think I found the problem with the freezing. It appears to be an issue with the screen timing out. Instead of going black as it should, it causes the machine to freeze. By disabling the dim screen feature, I have not run into the issue again.
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Re: (SOLVED)mint 14 freezing up?? a lot and my system locks

Postby d00med on Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:21 pm

Cinnamon is freezing so much now that it's unusable here, so I switched to XFCE for now. I'm using the Cinnamon nightlies and bleeding edge kernels though, but no freezing in other DEs. It freezes when the screen shuts off, at times, but also intermittently / constantly during normal use.
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Re: (SOLVED)mint 14 freezing up?? a lot and my system locks

Postby mick1027 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:40 pm

I think a recent update to Mint 14 that included newer Nividia driver may have fixed my problems. I have been up for over 4 days now ( running Cinnamon ) without issue. Usually I cannot not make it one day without it freezing up.
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