[nSLUG] Frequent hang ups

Dop Ganger nslug at fop.ns.ca
Wed Jan 30 16:05:16 AST 2008

On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Vikram Chhatre wrote:

> My work computer is a dual boot Slackware 10.0 and XP system.  It runs
> 24x7 because among other things, it runs a webserver.  Recently, the fan
> on the video card went out, so I replaced it with a new one.
> Simultaneously, I noticed that as soon as I booted into XP, the system
> would hang and I would not be able to bring it back to life without
> rebooting.

Try doing a shutdown instead of just rebooting. Scrambled ACPI tables can 
cause the problems you've mentioned. I've usually only seen it quite so 
bad on laptops, though.

Cheers... Dop.

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