Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1012728
NV84 regression, xserver and gnome shell become unresponsive
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:28:11 EDT
Description of problem: While working in Gnome shell, suddenly the UI freezes and is unresponsive. Mouse arrow moves but clicking around does nothing. Keyboard does nothing, although I can get to a shell.
At this point it causes data loss because I can't unfreeze the environment, so whatever I was working on is lost.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Transient, but eventual.
Steps to Reproduce:
UI freezes except for mouse arrow. Gnome shell environment is unrecoverable. I can restart gdm usually, but anything I was working on is lost.
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01:00.0 VGA compatible controller : NVIDIA Corporation G84M [GeForce 8600M GT] [10de:0407]
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I wonder if you could try alt+tab or windows key to unfreeze the screen when experience UI problems next time.
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