[Wolves] linux mint crashing randomly on compaq cq58

Kris Douglas krisdouglas at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 06:12:02 UTC 2016

On 29 Jan 2016 17:36, "Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint" <
mark.croft.lug at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi
> i have been to trying to catch my linux mint install with the Magic
> SysRq key after it crashing to try to find out what going wrong but
> does not seem to be working?
> I am getting a flash caplocks light is that important? is it telling
> me something?
> I did have a 320gb hard drive in compaq machine but that was throwing
> up smart errors. I just had a live dvd freeze not sure why cos get
> into command line any anything had to hard reset holding power button
> till it restarted
> i will keep tabs on it now.
> will follow these instructions
> thx for help
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Can't really say much more but that sounds an awful lot like a kernel
panic, possibly a driver failure or something along those lines?


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