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[Discuss] ugly problem

On July 22, 2018, dan moylan wrote:
>since yesterday i have been having irregular freezeups on my

I've had freeze-ups like for two reasons (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS). Perhaps
these fixes might help.

Reason 1: Transparent Hugepage issues.
Fix: Run on startup:

if test -f /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled; then
   echo never > /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled
 if test -f /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/defrag; then
   echo never > /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/defrag

Reason 2: Graphics driver bugs.
Fix: Switch drivers (e.g., from the free Linux driver to nvidia's commercial
driver, or vice-versa)

Hope this helps.

Dan Barrett
dbarrett at

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