X freezes up...

albi albi at scii.nl
Thu Sep 29 08:01:10 PDT 2005

On Fri, 30 Sep 2005 00:51:05 +1000
"Gabrielle Harrison & Paul van den Bergen" <gabpaul at popa.melbpc.org.au>

> been trying to set up a FreeBSD box...
> for any of...
> FreeBSD 5.3 or 5.4 in conjunction with X and either gnome or KDE
> or Linux (UBUNTU) in conjunction with X and gnome
> at some point or other (usually during, shortly after loading, or within a  
> few minutes of loading) has a meltdown causing total
> system shutout...
> my best guess atm is the NVidia onboard graphics is giving me attitude.

what about faulty RAM ? did you test the RAM-memory ?

do the logfiles show signal 11 messages ?

have you tried booting without APIC ? (in ubuntu try "noapic nolapic" as

and are you using the xorg-nv-driver or the closed-source nvidia-one ?

what about irq-conflicts ? try taking out every other card except the
videocard and see what happens

grtjs, albi
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