Plasma freezes after login

Michael Eager eager at
Tue Sep 12 22:21:15 BST 2023

On 9/12/23 13:45, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
>> the gear stops rotating, but the screen remains blank and is unresponsive.
> Can you switch to a virtual terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F1 for instance) or log in via ssh?
> (there are ssh apps for smartphones, in case you don't have another computer with them installed.)

Ctrl-Alt-F1 is not responsive.

> I've seen cases of full lock-out except from SSH as a result of a GPU freeze - the last one of those I had with my i915-driven eGPU was when trying out an Electron-based app that tried something a bit too fancy. (IOW, a modern desktop with all bells and whistles could have that same effect, I fear.)

I can try SSH.

Michael Eager

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