[clug] Diagnosing display freeezes

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 17:53:18 MST 2015

 at 10:44, Hal Ashburner <hal at ashburner.info> wrote:
> "If however it happens based upon certain X events..."
> How do I work this out? What constitutes an X event? Keystroke? Change
> active window? Mouse move?

Pretty much.

> The first two are how I know it's frozen so
> I guess they could be the cause as well as the symptom.

> Thanks for the suggestons, still not winning yet:

Checked the GPU temperature? I've had Nvidia cards throttle themselves
when the heatsink paste dries out.

  $ nvidia-smi

will do this, but likely not under the driver you are using! I know
conky can also display this so lm-sensors will probably find it too.


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