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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze - Kernel panic & Fatal Machine Check

I've got HP ProBook 470 G0 and Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Originally, it was preinstalled with Linux SUSE Enterprise but I've erased and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (it was Alpha that time). Laptop was randomly ...
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Ubuntu freezes frequently giving error : GEN6_RP_INTERRUPT_LIMITS

My computer freezes allmost every day. Sometimes just Compiz crashes when I try to open Unity menu. Very often screen just freezes completely and doesn't respond anything. Then I have to restart X. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing after latest update [duplicate]

I am running Ubntu 13.04 64-bit. My laptop has a dual-core Intel i5 processor, NVidia GT540M GPU, 4GB RAM and a 60GB SATA 3 SSD. After the most recent update it takes more than twice as long to boot ...
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Why does compiling the Linux kernel cause Ubuntu to freeze?

I need help figuring out how compiling the Linux kernel causes Ubuntu to freeze. I'm trying to cross-compile the Linux kernel for the ZedBoard. It is a Zynq-7000 ARM architecture. When I compile, it ...
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Why does my 'Caps Lock' diode blink when my system freezes?

I noticed a peculiar behavior of my Ubuntu 13.04 (although possibly it's also present in previous versions): when my system freezes completely (I do not ask for troubleshooting this) so that even X ...
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How do I handle “Firmware file X not found” stopping bootup?

I recently upgraded my desktop mac to Precise and now can't get past the Ubuntu 12.04 splash page. The splash freezes with [ 19.931097] b32-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode16_mimo.fw" not ...
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Is an ACPI GPE storm normal in an Ubuntu session?

In a previous question (What is an ACPI GPE storm?), I asked about ACPI GPE storm. Looking closer to my kern.log file in /var/log/, I notice that in every session at some point (usually withing 20' ...
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What is an ACPI GPE storm?

Just experienced a system freeze (no touchpad, no keyboard, screen looked normal), Alt/SysRq/REISUB didn't work, had to press the start button. In var/log/kern.log I find "ACPI: EC: GPE storm ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes with Ivy Bridge Processor [duplicate]

My machine with an Ivy Bridge CPU is stable under Windows 7 but freezes in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. The freezing appears to occur randomly. I read somewhere that kernel 3.3.6 fixes the Ubuntu freeze ...
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How to stop hdd from causing a kernel panic and crashing?

I accidentally booted into the Windows recovery partition which gave me an option to quit or continue to wipe the disk. I selected the option to quit but an onscreen message said initialising (which I ...
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Total kernel freezing with Asus M3N78 PRO [closed]

I have a PC with main board Asus M3N78 PRO and an integrated NVidia graphic board. This PC has a big problem: it randomly (I think in average 1 crash/hour) fall in total freeze. There is no other ...
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Random mouse freeze on boot

I've upgraded 8 computers to 11.04 from 10.10 through the standard update version process. Two are giving me problems with the UDB optical mouse being frozen upon boot, to either a login prompt, or to ...
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The new kernel causes system freeze

I recently updated my netbook (Asus 1005px) running ubuntu 10.10. The update came with a newer kernel. And it causes the system to freeze. Randomly the screen goes off, and I have to do a force ...
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why does this system freeze if I run any user other than root? (gdm, xdm, lxdm, etc)

I'm on an old desktop (see the hardinfo report): here Okay, the problem I have is, I'm forced to use root (which is not safe, obviously) to do anything! I can't log in as a user (except from a ...