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    System Crash on a Dell Inspiron 6000

    I am currently running Mandriva Powerpack 2006 on a Dell Inspiron 6000. I'm having a great time, expect for the fact that the system freezes up on me every once in a while. I am currently using this machine for work, so i need to solve this problem as soon as posible.

    From what i have read, the possible origins of this problems are:
    --A problem X and/or the video drivers.
    --A problem with cpu cooling/throtling.

    My configuration is:
    Intel Centrino 1.6 Ghz/533 Mhz
    1 GM Ram
    80 GB HD/ 5400 RPM
    ATI x300 128 MB

    If you think one of these can be an issue, or have an alternate hypothesis, please post.

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    Linux Guru techieMoe's Avatar
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    Aug 2004
    Ok. My first instinct would be it's your display drivers. Are you using the official ATI drivers, the "vesa" driver, or the open-source "radeon" driver? (Check your /etc/X11/xorg.conf to find out).
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