Random freezes in Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Inspiron 11 3147

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freezes randomly when running on Dell Inspiron 11 3147 (2016) laptop. Mouse, keyboard, touchscreen are not reacting - I have to power cycle the machine.

This happens both on stock configuration (4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) and after upgrade (8GB RAM, Samsung 850 Evo SSD).

Resource monitor shows CPU, RAM and storage are used reasonably, all well below 30%. I have upgraded the kernel to version 4.6.4, the problem still exists.

I can not blame hardware, as Windows 10 (which was originally coming with the laptop) had worked non-stop for weeks with no problems at all.

In /var/log/syslog I can not see anything which could explain a sudden freeze, however, I might be overlooking something or searching in a wrong direction. Could you give me some hints how can I resolve this?

Replay

I have similar freezes with ssd samsung 850 pro.

Some SSDs are blacklisted as they dont work with linux.

Samsung seem to be in the blacklist.

I too am disappointed. The thought of using a spindle drive.... yuk!

You can search for blacklisted SSDs and try and buy one thats not in the list as an alternate?

I tried putting in the following

sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

then modifying this line to result in this line

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="libata.force=noncq"

then updated the grub loader via

sudo update-grub2

However that didnt always fix the problem. The first time I installed it was fine and then on reboot froze now and again.

Category: 16.04 Time: 2016-07-28 Views: 1

Related post

  • How to install Ubuntu 14.04 on laptop Dell Inspiron 3147 using USB stick? 2014-09-12

    I've downloaded and tried to run Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on laptop Dell Inspiron 3147, but it freezes while starting from USB stick. What is the correct way to install Ubuntu on my laptop? --------------Solutions------------- You could wait if you want. T

  • Will Ubuntu work on a Dell Inspiron 15R? 2011-02-07

    I want to know how to install Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron 15R with Intel Core i3, 3GB RAM, Intel HD graphics and 320GB HDD. I've heard some people have had issues with the wireless card. Also, I tried a few days ago to install the 64-bit version of Ubu

  • Dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04 on dell Inspiron 15R 3521 in UEFI mode 2013-05-11

    I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 3521 Laptop come with windows 8 in built. I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 in UEFI mode to dual boot. I have read to much on this and looks like every machine or laptop behaves in different way due to Difference in their UEFI

  • Ubuntu 13.10 and Dell Inspiron 7520 SE (Intel 4000 and ATI radeon HD 7730m) 2013-10-26

    I installed 13.10 and i have problems with my display. Everything else works fine. I cant control my brightness. I thought the graphics driver is the problem. So i went to software updates, switched to another driver (proprietary) and the Ubuntu scre

  • install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dell inspiron 5537 2014-06-05

    This question already has an answer here: How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error? 39 answers I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on dell inspiron 5537, the install success with no errors, but when i boot to ubuntu i keep g

  • Touchpad right click is not working - Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell inspiron 5548 2015-05-20

    I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell inspiron 5548. I have problem with touchpad.Touchpad left click and touch works fine. But right click never works. Right click triggers left click. Meanwhile, everything works just fine with external mouse. And touchpad

  • Random freezes in Ubuntu 11.10 2012-03-13

    I have read every single post about system freezes, but cannot find my exact problem. Basically, Ubuntu 11.10 is randomly freezing. When it happens, I cannot do anything, not even move the mouse. Everything is locked up, even the keyboard is not resp

  • T440s randomly freezing on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 2015-06-18

    My T440s thinkpad randomly freezes when running both the LTS and current Ubuntu release. I haven't be able to identify a pattern to the freezes. This happened on Mint 17.1, so I tried fresh installs of Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 and it happens on

  • Experiencing random freezes on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 2015-10-30

    I get like a random freeze once every hour, making it very tedious to do any sort of work. When the freeze happens I can still move my mouse. I have tried a number of different key combinations to make the system respond (including CTRL+ALT+F1 to swi

  • Unable to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 14Z 2012-07-27

    I just got my new Dell Inspiron 14Z laptop, I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, I already have Windows installed on it. We can install ubuntu 12.04 but it disappears once we restart it and model is inspiron 5423 ultrabook. I am trying for a dual boo

  • I cant install ubuntu properly on my dell inspiron 15R (N5110) 2012-01-13

    The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15R (Queen) it comes with windows 7 and I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on a different partition, yet, the problen is as follows: The system has 3 primary partitions already:one is a 100Mb partition in FAT with 33Mb used,

  • Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron n5010 Laptop. I can't install the ATI drivers! 2012-05-04

    After a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron n5010 Laptop, I can't install the ATI drivers! How I can fix this? Because my laptop gets very hot & is too slow! the battery runs immediately! :( Gretts! --------------Solutions-------------

  • Install Ubuntu 12.04 in Dell Inspiron 1420 2012-05-28

    I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1420. Currently that system has Windows Vista installed on it. After installing Ubuntu, do I need to install all drivers separately? --------------Solutions------------- Installing Ubuntu is usually e

  • Installing Ubuntu 12 on a dell inspiron 1501 BLACK SCREEN with vertical color lines 2012-10-09

    Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a Dell inspiron 1501 AMD and i want to install Ubuntu 12 BUT : I do not get to see the install screen . i wrote a boot cd put it in and restart ... firs

  • Install Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell Inspiron Mini 2013-06-05

    This question already has an answer here: How do I install Ubuntu? 2 answers I have a birthday coming up & may be getting this laptop: http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Inspiron-iM1012-799OBK-10-1-Inch-Obsidian/dp/B0030T17DW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=137039

  • can i install ubuntu on my laptop (dell inspiron 14z-5423) 2013-06-15

    I have tried to install ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, which is a dell inspiron 14z ultrabook ,model number 5423.whlile booting with a pen drive, I selected the "try ubuntu" option .I then created the necessary partitions using gparted.Then hwen i t

  • Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron - Wireless stopped working 2013-09-03

    I recently re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Machine. After re-installation, I had problems installing wireless driver under Additional Drivers. I tried a lot of different things, ultimately removing bcmwl-kernel-source and installing firmware-b43

  • How can I be sure that Ubuntu runs decently on Dell Inspiron 660 with the following specifics? 2013-12-16

    I intend to buy a new dell inspiron 660 with the specifics below and I want to switch simultaneously to Ubuntu. Can I expect that Ubuntu will run decently on this system or will I encounter problems? Would you recommend another system instead? Dell I

  • How do I install Intel graphic drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 for DELL Inspiron N4050 2014-04-25

    I have DELL Inspiron n4050 i5 4GB RAM laptop and I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I need to install graphic drivers on it and don't know how. --------------Solutions------------- Type this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install mesa-ut

iOS development

Android development

Python development

JAVA development

Development language

PHP development

Ruby development

search

Front-end development

Database

development tools

Open Platform

Javascript development

.NET development

cloud computing

server

Copyright (C) avrocks.com, All Rights Reserved.

processed in 0.470 (s). 13 q(s)