[buug] Tracking down lockups?
rubinson at email.arizona.edu
Mon Dec 15 10:11:13 PST 2003
My notebook's started experiencing "seemingly" random lockups where,
every so often, X (keyboard and mouse) will freeze for a few seconds.
I'm looking for suggestions on how to track down the problem. A
review of the system logs doesn't reveal anything unusual. Where else
should I be looking? Or is there something specific that I should be
looking for that I might be missing?
I'm not really sure when this started happening. A couple of weeks
ago, perhaps. Unfortunately, in that time I've installed a new patch
to gpm, a new module for my wireless card, and, of course, a number of
package upgrades have come in from Debian. I do seem to notice this
behavior more often when Mozilla-Firebird is running but that may just
be my perception.
Before I start disabling modules and daemons and trying to track down
the cause by the process of elimination, I'm wondering if anyone might
be able to provides some hints and/or techniques for tracking down
such a problem?
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