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RE: Mysterious freezes
by Albin Stjerna on Wednesday September 22nd 2010, 12:10
It seems you are right: I have now had the same problem after killing the (native) doom 3 demo. You were also right about the kernel not being completely hung -- Alt+SysRq+B did indeed reboot my system.
Also, the problem with the »damaged« GPU state only seems to appear after killing a crashed opengl-using application -- I ran kill on the hl2.exe WINE process a couple of times when it hadn't crashed, and the problem did not appear. I'll try filing a bug report on the Debian catalyst package. Thanks for your help! :)
P.S. The H-L 2 freeze would, however, seem to be a problem with Wine.