[arch-general] Skype locks up my system, not even sysrq keys work

SanskritFritz sanskritfritz at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 18:20:03 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 11:49 PM, SanskritFritz <sanskritfritz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 12:25 AM, Mauro Santos
> <registo.mailling at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are reports that the uvcvideo module needs to be loaded with
>> nodrop=1 in order to get things to work smoothly, do search in the
>> forums, I believe I saw something about this there.
> I can't believe that I did not find this valuable information earlier.
> Thank you, that solved this problem.

...and just after I wrote this, the system froze again, after several
hours of skyping :( This time it happened when I opened a movie during
a skype session. nodrop=1 is still on.

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