[ltp] T510 lockup on Ubuntu 10.04

Jason Brooks linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 9 Sep 2010 04:19:53 -0700

Why are you not using the proprietary driver? The opensource driver
isnt finished yet for most chips and instructions.
The problem can be so many things that helping you would only be by guessin=

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 1:55 AM, Paul Fisher <pkfish@fuse.net> wrote:
> Has anybody else ever experienced screen lockups on the T510?
> I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 with the NVidia chipset open-source video
> drivers, and every once in a while the screen will just stop accepting
> any input from the mouse or keyboard, as if something had grabbed the
> cursor and would not release it for anything else to use.
> The screen freezes, and nothing is drawn to it except the cursor. =C2=A0I=
> still move the mouse around the screen, but I can't make any input.
> Programs still seem to run in the background (for instance, a video
> might freeze-frame, but the audio blithely continues to play). =C2=A0I ca=
> even switch to a virtual terminal using ctrl-alt-F#.
> There is nothing in syslog, kern.log, or any other logs that coincides
> with the time of the lockup.
> Does anybody recognize these symptoms, or have any advice for teasing
> out more useful information?
> Thanks!
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