Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I just built a computer with Intel's DZ77BH-55K motherboard with i7-3770 processor.

On 12.04, 11.10, and 11.04 and Linux Mint 12, the computer has been really laggy. The graphics aren't working (choppy effects, bad resolution) and the keyboard and mouse inputs are even laggy and unreliable (skips keystrokes). I'm not sure what the problem is or what I can do to fix it.

I tried sudo apt-get install mesa-utils but nothing changed. I've also messed around in the BIOS but no luck there either.

Any ideas? Could it possibly be a hardware issue?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

If you get an error message during boot about turning on irqpoll, it's the firewire port.

You should disable firewire in the BIOS and it will run like a champ.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.