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[ubuntu] Ubuntu 9.04 freezes occasionaly

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http://ubuntuforums.org – On Ubuntu 9.04 my laptop freezes about one time per day. When the freeze occurs I can't do anything except move the mouse, the display is completely frozen. Caps Lock doesn't even work. I've managed to login to my laptop using ssh during a freeze but i can't make gdm restart. gdm tells me that it is restarted but nothing happens on the display. Sometimes I can make the computer reboot (using ssh and 'shutdown -r now') but it takes a long time before anything happens. I mostly need to do a hard reboot. My laptop seems to have this bug (i915GM mtrr bug) so I've followed this guide using the Optimal solution. I don't know if this has something to do whith the freeze? I've attached a batchbuffer dump made during the last freeze. I got the dump using this guide. Code: uname -a Linux baerbar 2.6.30-02063003-generic #02063003 SMP Sat Jul 25 10:57:13 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile 915GM/GMS/910GML Express Graphics Controller [8086:2592] (rev 03) Attached Files dri_debug-20091017.tar.gz (443.8 KB) (Hardware)