> Thanks a lot for your response, DenverD
> I did the fresh install, then took up the updates, then the nvidia
> driver (176.X.X.X) install. Everything seemed to be working fine.
> I then configured samba and fstabbed three network shares.
so far so good!!
> I installed Thunderbird and moved my email over.
about how much time did things go good after successfully connecting
with the Window™ network until you installed Thunderbird?
how did you install Thunderbird? via YaST?
> Then I started to notice the freeze-ups/lock-ups. It freezes for about
> fifteen seconds then returns. Or it lockups solid, and needs rebooting,
> or the applications start, but shut down without opening. But it is so
how long will it run without a problem if you boot and do NOT start
either thunderbird or firefox…
use konqueror for browser and just forget mail until we find the cause…
> while running top, I see that the cpu cranks up to
> 69% when I open/use firefox. It also cranks up to 62% when opening
but, then it falls back down…leave top open on your desktop where you
can see it…and the instant you notice a freeze, look at top…what is
> You mentioned how full is my HD?
go to a terminal, type in
df -h and press enter
then, use your mouse to copy and paste it into your reply (using
konqueror to connect to the forum)
and, did you mention yet if you are using a USB wireless mouse, keyboard
or any other thing plugged into a usb socket? (i ask because,
well…just search these fora for threads with USB in the subject line
and you will see that LOTs of folks are having NEW problems with USB in
v 11.0 that they never had in 10.3 or before…so, there IS something
going on there…
good luck, keep smiling, have fun (and, tell me again…is this a dual
DenverD (Linux Counter 282315)
A Texan in Denmark